Ruse customs officials found skirt lined with contraband cigarettes


2012-10-08
Customs officers at Danube Bridge checkpoint prevented another attempt of transfer of excisable goods without excise label, the National Customs Agency announced. When checking the car with Romanian license plate, traveling from Turkey to Romania and driven by a Romanian citizen, customs officers of Ruse Customs Office found 751 boxes of cigarettes of various brands, all with the inscription "For Duty Free". The cigarettes were hidden in containers of alcoholic beverages in the car kit. After a personal examination of the Romanian citizen were found cigarettes in specifically sewn pockets to the skirt of the woman.