Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo found smuggled cigarettes in secret compartments of the bus


2016-08-19

 

Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo found smuggled cigarettes in secret compartments of the Turkish bus entering the country from Turkey. The driver and the passengers did not declare any goods, precious metals or currency. The customs officers selected the bus for detailed check. During the inspection  the customs officers found hidden in secret compartments in the foot under the rear door of the bus 1100 boxes /22 000 pieces/ cigarettes brand „ММ classic slims" without Bulgarian excise labels. The cigarettes were seized. A statement for violation of the Law on Customs was issued against the driver.

In another two cases customs officers found 18 400 pieces /920 boxes/ of smuggled cigarettes, hidden in a different places in the natural cavities of truck and car, entering the country from Turkey.

Since the beginning of august customs officers have found and seized 791 820 pieces (39 591 boxes) without excise labels.