Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP found illegal branded goods and tobacco products in Bulgarian bus


2016-06-23

 Mobile customs team Kapitan Andreevo BCP seized 1115 pair of sandals, slippers and sneakers from different brands, 167 boxes cigarettes and 4.5 kg smoking tobacco in Bulgarian bus entering the country from Turkey. Two passengers on the bus were declared 167 boxes cigarettes without Bulgarian excise labels and 1.5 kg smoking tobacco. Another passenger declares that carries 470 pairs slippers and 120 pairs sandals. The customs officers selected the bus for detailed customs check. During the inspection in the toilet of the bus the customs officers found 320 pairs sandals and 205 pairs sneakers of the different brands. Customs officers found 3 kg tobacco products hidden in the personal baggage of a one passenger.
All sandals, slippers, sneakers and tobacco products were seized.
A statement for violation of the Law on Customs was issued against of the three passengers. About declared branded goods and tobacco exceeding the duty -free import are written official receipts for detention.
In compliance with EU Regulation No 608/2012 and the Law on Brands and Geographic Indications the case will be assigned to right owners of the relevant trademarks.