More than 50,000 blank cigarettes seized from two cars at Kapitan Andreevo checkpoints


2012-03-17
On March 15 customs inspectors at the Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint selected for a thorough check a Ford Mondeo with Bulgarian registration and found 60 boxes containing some 12,000 pieces of blank cigarettes with filter hidden in a hallow space inside the car, designed to store the spare tyre.
15 minutes later another car with Bulgarian registration, driven by a Bulgarian national, arrived at the checkpoint. During the search customs authorities found 108 boxes of 39,100 pieces of blank cigarettes with filter, hidden under the car seats.