North-West Customs Administration

At the Russian-Estonian border, customs officers found a car with cigarettes in hiding places

Published: April 19, 2024 10:02 AM

A foreign citizen in the technological cavities of a passenger car  tried to hide 350 packs of cigarettes from the controlling services of IACP Kunichina Gora. The attempt was stopped.

A citizen of Uzbekistan living in Finland did not declare and did not present the exported excisable goods when leaving the Russian Federation

A joint inspection of the vehicle by customs officers and the Border Guard Department of the Federal Security Service of Russia for the Pskov region revealed the presence of goods in places not intended for their transportation.

About 350 packs of Marlboro, Parlament and CHAPMAN cigarettes were found under the door trim, luggage compartment and in the gearbox lever technological space.

Tobacco products were found in the vehicle

The tobacco products were seized. A case on administrative offense was initiated under part 2 of article 16.1 of the Code of Administrative Offenses of the Russian Federation (concealment of goods from customs control through the use of hiding places or other methods).

Nalya was arrested

Natalya Knyazeva,
 press secretary of the Pskov customs
tel. 8 (8112) 692-278