Truck transported not only wood but also cigarettes to Hungary (+VIDEO, PHOTO)
The border officers of the Chop unit together with the customs officers of the border crossig point "Tysa" discovered 2850 blocks of cigarettes in a truck. A Ukrainia citizen attempted to carry them to Hungary.
The 'VOLVO' truck with Hungarian license plates was transporting beech wood. The customs officers conduct the primal check of the truck. The, they sent it to the additional check for a detailed inspection. They discovered a secret place hide in its front side. It was filled with tobacco products of the following brands: 'Rothmans' (1440 blocks), 'NZ' (930 blocks) and 'Compliment' (480 blocks).
The tobacco products were excluded and given to the customs officers. The truck with its trailer were detained. The tobacco is being remeasured and inspections are in process.
We note that smugglers have attempted to carry cigarettes with trucks through the Transcarpathian crossing borders to the countries of the EU many times. Thus, the customs officers of the State border service of Ukraine prevented the transporting of large quantities of smuggled goods at the border crossig points 'Uzhhorod' and "Tysa' in November of last year. The tobacco products where hidden among wood in the trucks. In August, a 'VOLVO' truck was detained. According to documents, it was transporting coils for cabels, among which cigarettes were discovered with Ukrainian excise stamps.
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