Customs mobile group seized illegal cigarettes in bags of firewood in Veliko Tarnovo


2016-08-03

 

 Customs officers seized 650 boxes (13,000 pieces) of cigarettes without Bulgarian excise labels. Mobile customs group has observed area in Veliko Tarnovo, where smugglers carry out transactions with illegal cigarettes. They noticed a local resident who load and unload sacks for firewood.

When checking the basement of the suspected man, the customs officers discovered the same bags, but instead of wood in them they found cigarettes. Illegal tobacco products are branded "Victory slims deluxe", "ROYALS Business", "MM slims", "Amarican Legend", "BROOKS" and "Bistoon". Pre-trial proceedings have been instituted on the case in the inventory of Svishtov Customs House.