At the Ukrainian-Romanian border, a driver tried to smuggle cigarettes in the roof of his minibus (PHOTOS)
Today (September 29, 20) a minibus Renault Trafic driven by a Ukrainian citizen traveling to Romania on private business arrived at the customs post "Dyakovo".
During the inspection of the vehicle, inspectors of the Department for Prevention and Counteraction to Smuggling and Violation of Customs Rules of the Transcarpathian Customs of the State Customs Service found a specially made cache in the roof and walls of the vehicle.
There, the driver hid 1,600 packs of cigarettes of various brands, without excise duty stamps of Ukraine. Currently, measures are being taken to document the violation of the customs rules by the driver on the grounds of Article 483 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The tobacco products hidden from customs control, valued at approximately UAH 45,000, and the minibus with the specially made storage facility used to smuggle the illegal goods, with an estimated value of $ 8,000, were seized pending court decision.
Transcarpathian customs of the State Customs Service
Transcarpathian customs officers found in a vehicle more than 1,400 hidden packs of cigarettes (PHOTO)
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