Officers of Ruse Customs House revealed warehouses for illegal tobacco and cigarettes in private homes


2016-04-22

 

Private homes in the village Bazan, Ruse Region, had been used as warehouses for illegal tobacco and cigarettes. Officers of Ruse Customs House together with border police inspected two houses in the village on Thursday evening. In the first house they found 16 600 boxes (332 000 pieces) of cigarette "American Legend" and "Marshal", all without Bulgarian excise labels. The total value of the confiscated amount is estimated at 124 500 BGN.

During inspection into other property, the customs and police officers found a total of 52 vacuum packages of smoking tobacco. The weight of each package is about 1 kilogram. The total value of the found amount is estimated at BGN 9000 on sales prices.

Pre-trial proceedings in the inventory of Customs Ruse are formed in conjunction with both cases. Discovered illegal goods were seized. Prevent damage to the budget from excise duty for cigarettes and tobacco is about 78 000 BGN.