Contraband cigarettes in truck drawbar


2013-07-16

 Customs officers at Vidin - Kalafat border checkpoint have revealed precociously built secret compartment for smuggling cigarettes in a drawbar of a truck. The truck with Bulgarian license plate has traveled to England, when it was stopped for a custom check around midnight. Although the truck driver has stated he has no excise goods to declare, the truck was selected for a detailed check in the customs terminal. During the check customs officers discovered a secret compartment in the drawbar of the truck full of 310 boxes of LM cigarettes without Bulgarian excise labels.
Lom Customs Office has initiated pre-trial proceeding against the Bulgarian 45-year old driver.