A freighter carrying 3,000 boxes of contraband cigarettes was detected and stopped following a harbour corps operation 3.5 nautical miles southeast of Spetsopoula.
The ship was taken to a safe port, while it was stressed that following the utilisation of information, the arrest of seven people and the detection of two freighter trucks in Ermioni had taken place before.
According to reports, those arrested were reportedly waiting for the illegal cargo, while port officials found 50,600 euros in their possession.