In Transcarpathia, smugglers abandoned a large amount of cigarettes after warning shots (PHOTOS)
Last night, border guards of the department "Dyakove" of the Mukachevo detachment stopped another attempt of tobacco smuggling, the press service of the Mukachevo border guard detachment reported.
The team noticed a group of people with packages near the border. The criminals ignored the lawful orders of the border guards even after the warning shots, but instead left their cargo and fled. During a search of the area, the border guards found 8 boxes of tobacco products. The offenders planned to move 4,000 packs of excise-free cigarettes to neighboring Romania.
The report of the criminal offense under Article 204 of the Criminal Code "Illegal manufacture, storage, sale or transportation for sale of excisable goods" was sent to the State Tax Service in Transcarpathian region.
9 March 2020 14:13