Smuggled tobacco products the skylight

Smuggled tobacco products the skylight

Sochi custom presect illegal import to Russia more than 1,200 packs of cigarettes.

March 23, 2020 at the customs post MAPP Adler in the course of customs and border control stopped a car TOYOTA ALPHARD. On the question of a customs officer about the presence of goods subject to customs Declaration, the driver replied in the negative. However, the nervous behavior of the men and the rush to cross the border aroused the suspicion of customs officers. After inspection using mobile inspection complex of the car were directed to the customs inspection with the involvement of experts-cynologists.

As a result, the car was discovered many hiding places. Tobacco products were hidden in the cavity between the ceiling and roof of the vehicle designed for the hatch when it is opened, under the skins of front doors, in the headliner of the vehicle and the seats second and third row.

Just was discovered 121 a carton of cigarettes (1210 packs, 24 200 pieces).

The driver, a resident of Sochi, said that cigarettes he bought in Abkhazia for implementation in Russia. Knowing the norms of import of tobacco products, he hid it in the recesses of the car.

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 EAEU of the Sochi customs opened 174 cases on administrative violations, confiscated about 2,000 cartons of cigarettes.

Marina Zhupanova, press Secretary of the Sochi customs