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Commenting article: Bulgaria Customs Capture Contraband Cigarettes Worth BGN 1,6 M

Bulgarian Customs officers detained Tuesday a container shipment with cigarettes at the Port of Varna worth BGN 1,6 M.

The container contains 997 master cases of cigarettes, with 10 boxes of cigarettes each (each box contains 10 packs).

The Customs Agency is about to order laboratory tests in order to discover where the cigarettes were made. The importing firm is registered in Sofia, and the National Revenue Agency and the Interior Ministry are about to stage an all-out inspection of its activities.

Philippe - 16 Feb 2010 // 19:57:18

What a show! What a window dressing!

Most of the contraband cigarettes in the EU are produced by BULGARTABAC, and the minister knows this very well.

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