Customs officers at Lesovo customs checkpoint seized 2 million Russian excise labels


2017-04-26

Customs officers at Lesovo customs checkpoint found contraband 2 000 000 excise labels for tobacco products with the inscription "Росийска федерация табачная продукция СПЕЦИАЛЕННА МАРКА" In a truck "Volvo" with Moldavian registration. The truck has shipped textiles from Turkey to Latvia. During a thorough customs check, Customs officers found between declared textile products, eight cartons with a total of 2 million Russian excise labels for tobacco products. The banderols were seized. A statement for violation of the Law on Customs was issued against the driver of the truck - a Moldovan citizen with initials I.V. The work on the case continues. There are suspicions that seized Russian excise labels are fakes.

Another 4,990 million Russian excise labels were found by Customs officers of Lesovo customs checkpoint in a minibus with a Moldovan registration in another case.