Customs officers at Malko Tarnovo seized 20 000 pieces of smuggled cigarettes


2015-05-15

 

The Customs Officers at Malko Tarnovo Customs border point seized 20 000 pieces of smuggled cigarettes, found in secret compartments in a bus with tourists, traveling from Turkey to Bulgaria. Customs officers selected the bus for thorough check.

The cigarettes brands "MURANO" and „GOLDENLEAF" without excise stamps were found in 3 secret compartments in the bus. All seized cigarettes are the inscription „DUTY FREE". It was found that the cigarettes are the property of the driver.

The driver is a Turkish citizen with initials A.A. The violator was sanctioned to the Law on Customs. The work on the case continues.