Smuggled cigarettes, fake goods seized at Kapitan Andreevo


2013-06-24

 

6,000 pieces of smuggled cigarettes were seized by customs officers at the Kapitan Andreevo customs checkpoint. The cigarettes were found in the luggage section of a passenger's bus with Turkish registration. The vehicle was stopped for a check, in which authorities found 300 boxes of ASSOS Slims and PALL MALL cigarettes put in the luggage box above a bus seat.
The cigarettes belonged to a passenger, a 49-year-old man from Istanbul, who confessed he bought them at the duty free shop in Turkey.
In another case on the same day, the customs checked a bus with Macedonian registration and found 152 perfumes and toilet waters, 80 short trousers and 597 short-sleeve blouses, all bearing the logos of world popular brands. There is a suspicion of violation of the brand and the good were confiscated.