The guards found this year’s largest party of smuggled cigarettes

Tonight, December 29, at the checkpoint «Rava-Russian» border guards together with customs officers found the largest in this year’s batch of smuggled cigarettes, informed the speaker of the state border service Oleg Slobodyan in Facebook.

«Around midnight on departure from Ukraine there has arrived the Ukrainian registration truck allegedly with a cargo of timber. Given that repeatedly under the guise of wood the attackers tried to smuggle cigarettes, the car was subjected to thorough background checks. The intuition of the guards did not disappoint. All pallets were equipped with caches. In General, from car and trailer pulled 291 a box of cigarettes, and it is 145 500 packs with the excise tax and no» — he said.

Recall that in the Criminal code (article 201) provides for liability only for smuggling of cultural values, poisonous, potent, explosive substances, radioactive materials, weapons and ammunition (except smoothbore hunting guns and ammunition thereto), special technical means of secret obtaining information.

A pack of cigarettes in Ukraine will increase in value by 4-5 hryvnia after the planned increase in excise taxes by 40% in 2017.




The guards found this year’s largest party of smuggled cigarettes 29.12.2016

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