Customs officers seized 2 tons of illegal alcohol from a garage in Shumen


2017-10-02

About 2 tons of illegal alcohol in a private garage on the territory of the town of Shumen was found by Customs officers from Customs of Varna in joint actions with the Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Interior - Shumen.

On September 20, 2017, officers from the Operational Control Sector in the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Division and customs officers from Shumen customs office at Customs of Varna carry out inspection in a garage in a private property in Shumen after receiving a signal from Regional Directorate of the Ministry of Interior - Shumen. Customs officers find in the garage a total of about 2 tons of ethyl alcohol distributed in 20 plastic cans without documents of origin and excise duty paid and one person, charging alcohol in plastic bottles. The illegal alcohol was seized. Samples were taken for laboratory analysis. For the case will be instituted administrative penal proceedings.