Customs officers at Kapitan Andreeva BCP found 44 000 pieces smuggled cigarettes factory in cavities of the van



The cigarettes were found in traveling from Turkey to Bulgaria bus "Mercedes Benz" with Turkish registration. In the vehicle they traveled two Turkish citizens - the driver and his companion. Suspected presence of excisable goods, the van is selected for X-ray inspection in which customs inspectors established unusual density of the van. During inspection in the factory in cavities of the van were found 2 200 boxes  /44 000 pieces/  of the cigarettes brand „MM" without Bulgarian excise labels. It was found that the cigarettes are the property of the driver. The violator was sanctioned to the Law on Customs. The cigarettes and the van were seized. Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP have seized 162 060 pieces of cigarettes without excise labels for three days and nights.