During a joint operations of SANS, the MoI and the Prosecutor’s Office, carried out on the territory of Pernik, Sevlievo and Vratsa, a large quantity of cigarettes was confiscated without Bulgarian excise bands

On 29.11.2017 on the territory of the towns of Pernik, Sevlievo and Vratsa, State Agency for National Security officers, jointly with the Ministry of Interior officers, following directions and under the supervision of the Prosecutor’s Office held operations for the interception of illegal activities connected to the distribution of excise goods without Bulgarian excise bands.

The actions in Pernik were carried out with the participation of the Customs Agency officers.

Pretrial proceedings were initiated on the cases. Four persons were detained and a large number of cigarettes were seized.

The work on the three cases continues.