Customs officers at Makaza checkpoint seized nearly half a million pieces smuggled cigarettes


2016-10-11
 

Customs officers from Plovdiv Customs House seized nearly half a million pieces smuggled cigarettes in truck Mercedes with Bulgarian registration, entering the country from Greece. The truck selected for detailed customs check. During the inspection customs officers found hidden in the secret compartments 22 490  boxes  /449 800 pieces/ cigarettes „Palace slims" without Bulgarian excise label. The cigarettes were seized. The driver Bulgarian citizen were arrested. A pre-trial proceeding was initiated on the case.