In Transcarpathia seized a large consignment of cigarettes

На Закарпатье изъяли крупную партию сигарет

Customs officers seized more than 100 thousand packs of cigarettes

The cigarettes were hidden between the front wall of the trailer and installed a metal wall.

Transcarpathian customs officers have stopped attempt of illegal movement of a large consignment of tobacco products through the checkpoint “Djakovo”, reported in a press-service GU of the State fiscal service region.

According to the report, the night before at the checkpoint in the “red corridor” drove a truck MAN, under the control of the citizen of Romania. Vehicle was moving without a load.

While chatting with the border guards, the alien said that nothing illegal to export from the territory of Ukraine and concealed from customs control does not move.

“As a result of the implementation of the in-depth inspection of the vehicle customs officers found hidden from customs control tobacco products without excise stamps of the trademark “MARBLE” in the total number of 101 thousands of packs. The cigarettes were hidden between the front wall of the semitrailer and a specially installed metal wall”, – told in the SFS.

The driver stated that he did not know how the cigarette was in his car.

The Ministry clarified that these actions have signs of violation of customs regulations under part 1 of article 483 of the Customs code of Ukraine. On this fact the appropriate Protocol, cigarettes and semi-trailer in which they were seized.

Informed the Transcarpathian border guards detained two Ukrainians who were trying to smuggle across the border two thousand packs of cheap cigarettes.

The smugglers tried on a hang glider to deliver to Poland cigarette

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