1.36M Cigarettes Seized in Raid in Bulgaria's Veliko Tarnovo

Crime | May 28, 2014, Wednesday // 12:11|  views

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Bulgarian State Agency for National Security (DANS) seized 1.36 million cigarettes without excise duty near the town of Veliko Tarnovo.

DANS employees have searched two trucks and a warehouse as part of an operation against illicit transactions with excise goods. A total of 1.36 million cigarettes without excise duty were seized and both vehicles were also confiscated.

Three people have been detained. According to the initial estimates, the illegal goods would have cost the State Budget about BGN 300 thousand.

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