1,489 boxes of cigarettes found over engine, under shipment of a truck at Kalotina


Some 1,489 boxes of cigarettes were found over the engine of a car and under the shipment of a truck transporting aroma substances at the Kalotina checkpoint. The truck was travelling from Slovenia to Bulgaria. According to documents it was supposed to transport aroma substances, powder enamel and aluminium poles.
The driver, a Bulgarian national, was explicit that he did not transport cigarettes. However a thorough check found smuggled cigarettes - 1,498 boxes of different brands and without excise stamps.