The services prevented the smuggling of nearly 20,000 packs of cigarettes without Polish excise stamps in Koroszczyn (Lubelskie Voivodeship). The contraband was hidden in the roofs of two refrigerated semi-trailers from Belarus. According to the documents, none of them was supposed to contain cargo.
Officers of the Customs and Tax Service from Koroszczyn X-rayed two vehicles entering from Belarus trucks. Both vehicles were traveling with refrigerated semi-trailers.
According to the documents, there was no cargo in any of them.
They found about 20,000 packs of cigarettes in the roofs
“As it turned out, after scanning the vehicles, both transported illegal loads” – informs Michał Deruś, spokesman for the Tax Administration Chamber in Lublin.
In the roofs of both cold stores, officers detected nearly 20,000. packs of cigarettes without Polish excise stamps with a market value of nearly PLN 300,000. zloty.
Seized cigarettes and truck tractors with semi-trailers are now evidence in the case.
“The proceedings are conducted by the Lublin Customs and Tax Office in Biała Podlaska” – the spokesman notes.
Main photo source: National Revenue Administration