75 litres of broach alcohol seized at entertainment establishment in Borovets resort


2012-03-15
On March 9, 2012 officers from the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Department with Customs Sofia carried out checks at catering and entertainment establishments and hotels.
The checks revealed that some of the establishments offer and serve broad alcohol, presented a whiskey, vodka and rakia, for which they did not have documents for paid excise duty.
Apart from the violation of the Excise Duty and Tax Warehouse Act, which banns the offering and storage of broach alcohol, authorities also ascertained that the alcohol is of unknown origin and is probably bad for people's health.
Out of ten checks authorities detected violations in four establishments.
Customs authorities have seized 75 litres of broach alcohol and 34 boxes of cigarettes without excise stamps.
According to the authorities, the alcohol could be bought at the black market for around BGN 250 and to be sold in around 1,500 drinks, which means that the price paid by consumers for it runs to BGN 7,500.