Customs mobile groups at Lesovo revealed 20 attempts smuggling of cigarettes


20 attempted smuggling of cigarettes from Turkey in secret compartments of cars and trucks were revealed by teams of Customs mobile groups during joint inspections with Customs officers at Lesovo customs checkpoint last week. The Customs officers seized a total of 56,500 pieces / 2825 boxes / cigarettes without Bulgarian excise labels. The illegal cigarettes are branded "Victory Slims Delux", "Karelia Slims", "Muratti Assos", "ASSOS Slims", "L & M 100s", "Karelia superslims OME", "MM Special Slims" and others. In some cases, the smuggled cigarettes were hidden in secret compartments of trucks with Iranian registration. Smuggled cigarettes were found and in secret compartments of cars. Three of diligent customs checks were made in response to signals from border police officers. Against all violators were issued acts under Law on Customs.