Customs officers and officers of border police at Kulata checkpoint seized more than 9 million pieces of smuggled cigarettes


More than 9 million pieces of smuggled cigarettes were seized by Customs officers and border police  in joint operation of  National Customs Agency  and Border Police at Kulata BCP.  The cigarettes were found in a truck with a Polish registration, traveling from Greece. Customs officers selected the truck for inspection, including with X-ray equipment. In the truck were found undeclared  914 master boxes with a total of 46 000 stacks (9 139 200 pieces) cigarette from brand BRASS. The value of excise duty on the quantity cigarettes is about 2 million BGN. The driver of the truck - Polish citizen is arrested. Work on the case continues under the supervision of Blagoevgrad Regional Prosecutor's Office.