6 tons of smuggled tobacco seized at Bulgaria's Varna East Seaport


2014-01-16
 

A whole container with smuggled tobacco for hookah seized at Varna East seaport. The container arrived from the United Arab Emirates on a ship flying under Antigua and Barbuda flag. The recipient is a Bulgarian company. According to the documents the container had to contain air freshener gel, but was selected for a detailed check by customs inspectors of Varna Customs Office. During the check were found 332 cardboard boxes, each of them containing 18 kilos of smuggled tobacco for hookah, which is total of 5,976 kg.