Nearly 1 ton of fuel without excise duty documents was detained by customs officers

Illegal cigarettes and draft alcohol were also found during the inspection

The customs officials from the “Operational Control Ruse” sector, the “Customs Intelligence and Investigation” department in TD Mitnitsa Ruse seized 986 liters of fuel, 62 liters of alcohol, as well as 280 cigarettes without excise duty documents.
The illegal excise goods were discovered by the customs inspectors on 07.10.2022 in a property in the municipality of Ruse, inhabited by an individual. In the course of the inspection, 3 metal tanks with 986 liters of energy product (diesel fuel), 62 liters of ethyl alcohol, as well as 14 boxes (280 pieces) of “Regina Blue” cigarettes without an excise label with the inscription “For duty” on the packaging were found. free only’. For the discovered excise goods, the inspected person did not provide documents according to the Act on Excise and Tax Warehouses. Energy and alcohol products were sampled for analysis and identification for excise purposes. Work on the case continues.
During another inspection on October 10, customs inspectors found in a store and a warehouse attached to it in the municipality of Vetovo 26 tubes with a total of 300 liters of energy product – gas oil. For the goods, the owner did not submit the necessary documents for paid excise duty during the inspection and the products were seized.

Source: Customs Agency

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