A man was carying cigarettes across the border and lost his own car

28 August 2018 11:16  60185738 0187519
A man was carying cigarettes across the border and lost his own car

Last night, at the checkpoint "Dyakove", border guards of the Mukachevo detachment prvented an attempt of cigarette smuggling to Romania.

A 30-year-old citizen of Ukraine, who arrived at the checkpoint in a car Volkswagen, tried to hide tobacco products from the law enforcement officers. The man tried to hide almost 250 packs of cigarettes of various brands in a specially made cache located in the hollow space of the gearbox. The cigarettes were found by border guards when carrying out a joint inspection of the vehicle together with customs officers and employees of the Department of Economic Crimes.

The cigarettes were seized from the Ukrainian and estimated at UAH 8727. The man also lost his car, which was estimated at more than 51 thousand hryvnias, the press service of the Mukachevo border detachment informed

Tags: Dyakove, cigarettes, smuggling, border, detention, seizure, border guards

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