Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP found smuggled cigarettes in drivers`cabs of trucks


2016-07-14

Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP found and seized 23 720 pieces smuggled cigarettes in drivers` cabs of three trucks.
Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP found and seized 12 520 pieces /626 boxes/ in Bulgarian truck, entering the country from Turkey. The truck selected for X-ray check and then was did a physical check. During the inspection customs officers found cigarettes brands „J&J", „Ashima" and „MM slims", without excise labels, hidden in secret cavities in the cab of truck. Cigarettes were owned by the driver. The cigarettes are seized. In two other cases, customs officers found 11 200 pieces /560 boxes/ cigarettes without Bulgarian excise labels, hidden in secret cavities in the cab of the two trucks.A statement for violation of the Law on customs was issued against the three truck drivers. Since the beginning of the month july customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP have found and seized nearly 280 000 pieces /14 000 boxes smuggled cigarettes.