Mobile customs teams discovered and seized 69 000 liters of illegal fuel and engine oils in Sofia


2015-09-30

 

69 000 liters of illegal fuel and engine oils were discovered and seized by mobile customs teams in Sofia. The illicit products were found in two different places - in the village of Mirovyane (Sofia District) and in Sofia.

While inspecting a warehouse, owned by one of the marked fuel ` purveyors in the village of Mirovyane, the customs officers discovered 25 000 liters of illegal marked and unmarked diesel fuel. Samples of it were taken and sent to a laboratory for analysis.

During another inspection of a depot for distribution of engine oils, located in Sofia, the officers of the mobile customs teams detected 44 000 liters of engine oils, stored in 200-liter drums. The warehouse had no license for delivering excisable goods, according to article 86 of the Excise Duties and Tax Warehouses Act.

The engine oils were seized and samples of it were taken and sent to a laboratory for analysis.

The violators will be drawn up Administrative Offence Acts.