On March 12, 2019, around 12:00, on the outskirts of the village of Turistavandi (a few kilometers from the Hungarian-Ukrainian border), the police detained a car with contraband cigarettes. This was reported by the site szon.hu.
The car was driven by a 28-year-old resident of Nyírgelse and his 26-year-old passenger, a resident of Transcarpathia, who has dual citizenship of Ukraine and Hungary.
In the car, the police found 3700 boxes of contraband cigarettes that were in six bags and in a backpack.
The police handed over both detainees to officers of the National Tax and Customs Service.
According to preliminary estimates, the total cost of the contraband is more than 5 million forints (about 50 thousand hryvnias).
The investigation is underway.
Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg District Police Department