Ruse customs officers seize van filled with cigarettes


2012-10-10
Late last night, officers from Ruse Customs Office on the Danube Bridge border checkpoint selected for inspection a car Volkswagen Sharan with Bulgarian license plate. With the van travelled two Romanian citizens. Detailed check found that there were almost eight master cases of cigarettes hidden in the vehicle. Upon removal the cigarette from vehicle the officers counted 3,970 boxes of brands "CAPITAL FILTER KINGS" and "VOXX" without excise labels, the unpaid excise duty amounting to BGN 8,020. The boxes are labeled «DUTY FREE» and should be for sale in duty-free shops, but were actually diverted from its specific commercial use.