Detained the car with the smuggled tobacco products from Abkhazia

Detained the car with the smuggled tobacco products from Abkhazia

Avtoledi hid from customs control more than 300 packs of cigarettes.

The Sochi customs officers together with border guards foiled a new attempt to smuggle cigarettes from the Republic of Abkhazia in Russia.

Monday, 20 January 2020, the automotive component of the customs post MAPP Adler Sochi customs was stopped the car “VAZ 2109”. After inspection by customs officials of cars using MIS in it was found a dark area, not related to this vehicle.

In the course of customs inspection with the involvement of experts-cynologists under the hood of the car in the engine compartment in the intake manifold duct of the heating system were discovered tobacco products. All of the cache was recovered 311 packs of cigarettes without excise stamps (6200 pieces).

The driver, 31-year-old resident of Abkhazia, explained that he was transporting cigarettes with the purpose of resale in Sochi. A citizen moved across the customs border of the EAEU goods are not declared during the oral survey is not declared in the prescribed form, with the use of the method, complicating detection of the goods.

Illegal goods and the vehicle seized. Samples of tobacco products aimed at merchandising expertise. According to the facts filed the case on administrative offences according to part 2 of article 16.1 and article 16.3 Of The Administrative Code Of Russia.

From the beginning of 2020 on the facts of illegal movement of tobacco products across the customs border of the EEU initiated more than 20 cases on administrative offenses, from them 7 – on the facts of movement of cigarettes with concealment.

Marina Zhupanova, press Secretary of the Sochi customs