The customs officials at Vidin-Kalafat BCP discovered smuggled cigarettes in Swiss van



Smuggled cigarettes were found by the customs officials in the area of Danube Bridge 2 Vidin-Kalafat while searching a leaving the country van with Swiss License Plates which was driven by a Bulgarian citizen of Macedonian origin. The vehicle was heading to Switzerland. During the inspection the customs officials discovered 6200 pieces of different brands of cigarettes with Macedonian banderole presented on the packs. One part of the cigarettes had been hidden in a secret place under the floor of the van and another part were found wrapped in a blanket in the driver`s luggage.

The smuggled cigarettes were seized and a Pre-trial procedure was initiated.