Customs officers bust supplier with four bags of cigarettes in Ruse


2013-12-13
Officers with the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Department with the Customs Ruse busted a depot for distribution of illicit cigarettes in the Selemetya residential quarter in the town of Ruse. After long surveillance the authorities raided the premise and found large amount of cigarettes without excise stamps - a total of 1,908 boxes of smuggled cigarettes, packed in four bags.
While the owner of the building was explaining to the authorities that he did not have a key to the depot, his wife and the supplier had been trying to take away the cigarettes inside.
Authorities busted a total of 38,160 pieces of cigarettes of the Oris Slims, Vigor Slims and GR brands. The price of the cigarettes is estimated at more than BGN 14,300.