Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP found 10 000 pieces smuggled cigarettes in the toilet of the bus


2015-10-13

Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP found 500 boxes /10 000 pieces / smuggled cigarettes in the toilet of the Turkish bus, entering the country from Turkey. Customs officers selected the bus for customs inspection. During inspection behind the toilet in a natural cavity in the bus were found 500 boxes /10 000 pieces/ of cigarettes. The cigarettes were found from brand „Аshima" without excise labels.  It was found that cigarettes are owned by one of the passengers, Turkish citizen.

In another case also in the bus, with Turkish registration, traveling from Istanbul to Sofia selected for detailed check. During inspection in the luggage of a passenger, Turkish citizen, were found 630 boxes /12 600 pieces/ smuggled cigarettes of  different brands.

All the cigarettes were seized.

The violators were issued Administrative Offence Acts.

Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP have seized 105 820 pieces cigarettes without excise labels for 24 hours and were issued 15 Administrative Offence Acts.