A large amount of smuggled cigarettes without excise stamp found Customs officers at Lesovo BCP in Iranian truck with diplomatic bags


2016-04-14

 

Customs officers at Lesovo BCP found and seized a large amount of smuggled cigarettes without excise labels from a truck with registration Iranian. The truck "Volvo" is entered into Bulgaria from Turkey. The driver declared that transports packages with used things and one used car from Iran to a recipient in Romania, described as "unaccompanied diplomatic bags". Customs officers found that the consignment etc. "Diplomatic bags" does not comply with the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. The truck was selected for detailed check. During the customs check, Bulgarian Customs officers found that 13 packages in the truck are full of undeclared cigarettes without excise stamp from 6 different brands. Were seized a total of 1670 boxes / 33,400 pieces / cigarettes without excise label from brands "Pall Mall", "Esse Blue", "Kent", "Kent Blue", "Zica" and "Capitan Black". A stratement for violation of the law on Customs was issued against the driver of the truck- Iranian citizen with initials G.G. The work on the case continues.