Customs officers seize more than 7 master-cases of cigarettes in three separate cases


2012-07-27
Customs officers from the northern city of Ruse seized more than 7 master-cases of cigarettes in three separate cases in one day, the press office of the National Customs Agency announced.
Some 3,691 boxes of cigarettes were confiscated.
Customs authorities commented that the smugglers are citizens with steady jobs and secured monthly income, who used their contacts to deal with illegal activities.
The unpaid excise duty on the seizure is estimated at BGN 10,000.
The cigarettes are of different brands, unknown for the local market.