Customs officers seize illicit cigarettes in bus WC, restaurant’s refrigerator


2013-08-20
Some 497 boxes (9,940 pieces) of Walton cigarettes were seized by a specialised mobile group of the Central Customs Directorate during a check in the region of Kulata.
Some of the cigarettes were found in the toilet of a passenger's bus travelling on a regular run between Athens and Sofia, while the rest - in suit bags, again in the bus.
Meanwhile, officers with the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Department with Customs Plovdiv seized 397 boxes (7,940 pieces) of cigarettes without excise stamps hidden in a window refrigerator display and under the counter of restaurant in the Roma quarter in the town of Pazardzhik. The cigarettes were of the brands Corsair Blue, Diva, Don, Victory Exclusive and President Slims.