In the Kiev region seized a shipment of smuggled cigarettes to $300 thousand

В Киевской области изъяли партию контрабандных сигарет на $300 тысяч

In the Kyiv region seized a shipment of smuggled cigarettes

Tobacco had planned to smuggle in the EU.

Employees of the security Service of Ukraine seized 850 thousand packs of cigarettes, contraband smuggled in from neighboring countries, the indicative value of 300 thousand dollars. On Thursday, October 19, reported the press service of the Ministry.

The police found that criminals illegally imported large quantities of excisable goods without payment of appropriate customs duties and taxes. They planned to smuggle tobacco products in the EU.

It is noted that during searches in the warehouses of smugglers in the Kiev region was discovered the next batch of cigarettes an estimated cost of 300 thousand dollars. From which country imported tobacco products, not specified.

In the framework of criminal proceedings are established, all persons involved in the smuggling business. The pretrial investigation proceeds.



We will remind, earlier it was reported that Ukraine is a leader in the smuggling of cigarettes into Europe.