Ukrainian taken by nearly 100,000 cigarettes

Customs control between Sweden and Norway on the svinesundCustoms control between Sweden and Norway on the svinesund.Photo: Tor Erik Schrøder / NTB scanpix

A Ukrainian was stopped by a customs patrol that Svinesund Sunday morning, proved two have another plan than vacation trip to Bergen as he Claimed.

The officer was not convinced That the driver was so innocent and When The vehicle was scanned, patrol found 92,260 cigarettes in the German registered car with driver and passenger, said Customs.

The cigarettes were hidden in the floor and side panel. The seizure equals 346.000 million NOK in evaded taxes to the treasury.

Eastern Police district investigating the attempt on cigarette smuggling.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today


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