Customs Officers at Malko Tarnovo seized 1570 boxes of cigarettes from the tanks of two cars


2015-08-10

Customs Officers at Malko Tarnovo BCP seized 1 570 boxes /31 400 pieces/ of cigarettes without excise stamps from the fuel tanks of two cars with Bulgarian registration, traveling from Turkey to Bulgaria. Both cars were fitted with a gas fueling system and the cigarettes with the brand "MM" were found in the petrol tanks.

A stratement for violation of the Law on Customs was issued against the two drivers of the cars - Bulgarian citizens. It was found that offenders with initials Д.Г.и С.Г. are father and son.

The fuel tank of the first car was filled with 770 boxes of cigarettes without excise stamps. From the tank of the second car were removed another 800 boxes of smuggled cigarettes. Both cars are model "Volkswagen Passat". The gas cylinders of both cars were fitted under the rear bumper.

Three cases of hidden large quantities of smuggled cigarettes in the tanks of cars were seized by customs officers at Malko Tarnovo.