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



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.