Two illegal underground reservoirs, contained 4 tons of diesel in total, and connected to an illegal gas dispenser, were discovered by a mobile customs team in a gas station in Sofia downtown


2014-12-13

 

A mobile customs team discovered two illegal underground reservoirs, contained 4 tons of diesel in total, and a gas dispenser connected to them. During cooperative inspections together with inspectors of National Revenue Agency, the officials of "Customs Intelligence and Investigation" department found out that one of the gas dispensers in the one of the two inspected gas stations was illegal - unlicensed, unregistered and not connected to the National Revenue Agency`s fuel control system. The customs authorities ascertained that the illegal gas dispenser was connected to two underground reservoirs, contained 4 tons of illegal diesel in total.

The illicit fuel was seized and samples were taken from it, in order a laboratory analysis to be carried out.

The investigation on the case is continuing.

The customs authorities have seized over a half million liters of fuels from the beginning of 2014. This quantity is 2, 5 times more than the fuel seizures of the past 2013.