At the customs post "Uzhgorod", an attempt of cigarette smuggling at more than 400,00 UAH was prevented (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Yesterday, a truck arrived to the customs post "Uzhgorod" of the Chop Customs. The truck was driven by a citizen of Georgia. According to the documents, the truck was carrying edged lumber.
- As a result of joint activities of employees of the Chop Customs, Chop border guard detachment and in collaboration with officers of the Security Service of Ukraine, they found tobacco products hidden from customs control - the deputy head of the customs post "Uzhgorod" Victor Pulyk said.
In particular, the vehicle was moving without customs bonds. As a result of the information obtained from the Automated risk management system, the truck was sent from the "red corridor" to the in-depth inspection box. As a result, they found hidden Ukrainian cigarettes "L&M" and "Prima" with domestic excise stamps and Belarusian "Fest" without stamps. In total, the truck contained 34 edged lumber packages, each of them containing about 3 boxes of cigarettes.
Currently, the final count of the found tobacco products is being carried out and measures to document violations of the customs legislation are being taken.