Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP seized nearly a million pieces of smuggled cigarettes for the last ten days


2015-06-19

 

Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP seized nearly a million pieces of smuggled cigarettes for the last ten days. Customs officers of Department of Customs Intelligence and Investigation, Combating drug trafficking Department and Mobile customs teams to Central customs directorate carry out specific checks against the smuggling of cigarettes by means of three customs dogs.

At one of the cases in the customs inspection  of  the passenger car "Renault Laguna"  with Bulgarian registration entering the country from Turkey customs dogs found 403 boxes (8 060 pieces) cigarettes of   brand „LM", „Karelia" и „ MM" without excise labels hidden in three

 secret compartments. At two other cases, customs dogs found 445 boxes (8 900 pieces) smuggled cigarettes brand „ММ"  hidden in seven secret compartment  in a car „Mercedes"  with Bulgarian registration.

All the cigarettes were seized. The violators were issued Administrative Offence Acts.