1.36 million cigarettes without excise label were seized in special operation in Veliko Turnovo


2014-05-28

 

  Officials of the State Agency THE NATIONAL SECURITY conducted a special operation in the region of Veliko Tarnovo on 21/05/2014. The operation was directed against the illegal transactions on excise goods. The  was conducted under the guidance of Veliko Tarnovo District Prosecutor and with the assistance of mobile customs teams from Central Customs Directorate.

  Two trucks "Mercedes Sprinter" and warehouse were searched during the investigative actions. Means of transport and a total of 136 master boxes (1.36 million units) cigarette brand "Turquoise" and "Famous" without Bulgarian excise label were seized .

 Three persons were detained for 24 hours. Two of them are accused and the prosecution impose to them bail "subscription". Budget damage are about 300 000 Levs at initial assessment.