Customs officers at Lesovo found over 50 kg of tobacco in a car


2017-02-14

Customs officers at Lesovo BCP found 24 packages with 51 kilograms of contraband tobacco smoking in secret compartments in a car with Turkish registration, traveling from Turkey to Bulgaria in the night hours. The driver has declared that he has nothing to declare. The car was selected by customs officers for detailed customs inspection together with a team of customs mobile group. Behind the rear bumper of the car were found 16 bags of cut tobacco smoking and from the engine compartment of the car were taken out 8 bags of tobacco. The whole quantity of the total 51 kg of contraband tobacco smoking without Bulgarian excise stamp was seized. Against the driver of the car - a Turkish national was issued act of violation of the Law on Customs.