Pre-holiday counting of smuggled cigarettes at Customs Plovdiv

On December 24, hours before Charismas Eve, a mobile team with Customs Plovdiv selected for a check two commercial outlets in the town of Rakovski. At the first one - a store for manufactured goods, apart from the items traditionally sold at such a place, customs officers found some 4,920 pieces of cigarettes without excise stamps. The cigarettes were of the brands Don Premium, Diva slims, Merilyn slims, Corsair, Jin Ling. There were also hand-rolled cigarettes with labels No Stress, Huzar, Guliver.
At the second store customs officers found ‘only' 600 pieces of cigarettes without excise stamps.
Pre-court proceedings were initiated.