Customs Ruse bust one ton of high-spirit ethyl alcohol from private distillery plant


2012-11-15

Inspectors with Customs Ruse busted an illegal private distillery plant in the town of Senovo. One ton of high-spirit ethyl alcohol has been seized in the frames of the special operation of the customs, realised on Wednesday at the home of a 52-year-old man from the town. The ethyl alcohol was of between 47 and 50 ABV (alcohol by volume). Authorities found two destillers of 150 and 200 litres in an adjacent building. Customs inspectors also found and confiscated 40 cartons of contraband cigarettes. It turned out that the man and his wife used to trade with illegal goods at their provate store in the central part of the town.
More information about the case is available here.