Conducted operations for interception of illegal trade with excisable goods

During the period 03-19 July 2013, SANS officials are conducted 8 operations for interception of illegal trade with excisable goods on the territory of Sofia city and the towns of Sliven, Pernik. Vidin, Krivodol, Kulata - border admission point and Kapitan Andreevo -border admission point. Officials from Mol Bulgaria and Customs Agency lent an active support during the operations. 2 122 560 pieces of cigarettes /on which there was no excise label or an alien one was put on their packing/ and around 473 kilos serrated tobacco were seized. Pre-trial proceedings are initiated and 7 individuals all together were detained - two of them were foreign citizens.