A Transcarpathian lost his car due to an attempt to smuggle cigarettes (PHOTOS)

Press service of Mukachevo border guard detachment  30 May 2018 09:52  147179968 0181655
A Transcarpathian lost his car due to an attempt to smuggle cigarettes (PHOTOS)

Yesterday, at the border with Romania, a car worth almost 95 thousand hryvnias was seized from a 53-year-old citizen of Ukraine.

The man tried to illegally carry 188 cigarette packs to Romania. To cross the border, he chose the checkpoint "Solotvyno", where he had arrived in a car "Ford" made in 2003.  Border guards received the information about the possible transportation of contraband tobacco products in advance. So, they decided to carry out an in-depth inspection of this car. During the inspection, the border guards and customs officers found 188 packs of cigarettes "Kent" in the spare wheel and the car first aid kit.

The tobacco products were seized.

In addition to cigarettes, the Ukrainian lost his car. The estimated value of the cigarettes is 6768 hryvnias, the car is estimated at almost 95 thousand hryvnias.

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Tags: Transcarpathia, border, border guards, smuggling, cigarettes

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