Officers from Burgas Customs House hold 3 tons of smuggled tobacco for hookah costing over BGN 1 000 000


2017-07-27

 

3 tons of smuggled hookah tobacco for over BGN 1 000 000 were detained by Customs Intelligence and Investigation officers in Burgas Customs House.  The smuggled goods arrived at the port of Burgas with a container from Dubai (UAE) destined for a consignee in Bulgaria. According to the documents, the container should contain only furniture.

The smuggled goods arrived at the port of Burgas with a container from Dubai (UAE) destined for a consignee in Bulgaria. According to the documents, the container should contain only furniture.

The excise duty due for all hookah tobacco amounts to BGN 456,000. The average selling price of the product is 360 BGN per kilogram.
Pre-trial proceedings on the inventory of Burgas Customs House was formed on the case The smuggled goods and the container were detained.