Customs officers at Malko Tarnovo seized contraband cigarettes in furniture tables


2015-02-05
 

Customs officers at Malko Tarnovo checkpoint seized 13 600 pieces /680 boxes/ of cigarettes without excise stamps from a tourist bus with Turkish registration, traveling from Turkey to Romania. The cigarettes were found in two upholstery furniture tables

and in the refrigerator in the bus. A statement for violation of the Law on Customs was issued against the driver of the bus - a Turkish citizen with initials S. A.  

Four other attempts for cigarettes smuggling in stashes were prevented by customs officers at Lesovo checkpoint for the last day. 27 120 pieces /1 356 boxes/ of cigarettes without excise stamps were seized. 3 of the offenders are Bulgarian citizens and 1 from Turkey.