Officers of Rousse Customs House discovered tobacco and cigarettes in commercial quantities during the special action


2016-06-23

Officers of Rousse Customs House conducted action against the illegal trade in excise goods. Checks were carried out in small settlements in the regions of Ruse and Targovishte. In two private property in the village Opaka inspectors discovered and seized 5 kilograms shredded tobacco and 140 boxes of cigarettes without Bulgarian excise labels. 90 liters rakiya were seized from the home of a man in the village Smirnensky.
Samples of seized tobacco were sent for testing at the customs laboratory. Administrative and criminal proceedings will be instituted on the case.
The detainees 140 boxes of cigarettes are branded "President", "Jim Royal", "Gold Mount" and "LM". There is evidence that the man was engaged in illegal trade of tobacco products. Preliminary pretrial procedure is initiated against the man in inventory of Rousse Customs house.
Samples of the detainees 90 liters rakiya will also be sent for examination. The holder of the alcohol has not submitted a document for paid duty. The check in his home was carried out by information from the police.