Customs officers found nearly 3.5 t smuggled smoking tobacco in the area of Danube Bridge 2



Customs mobile group from Lom Customs House seized nearly 3.5 t smoking  tobacco after  inspection of  the  Polish truck , in the area of  Danube Bridge 2 Vidin - Calafat.  The  truck  was  carrying various goods from Greece to country  from  European Union. During the inspection customs officers found  that part of the boxes declared as paper are filled with smoking  tobacco without the necessary documents of the Law on Excise Duties and Tax Warehouses. The total quantity of  illegal shipment is 3477 kg smoking tobacco 28 cartons at about 120 kg each.

The tobacco and the truck  were seized. Both of drivers were detained for 24 hours of the Customs Law. A pre-court proceeding was initiated on the case.