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Four million contraband cigarettes seized in Igoumenitsa

Δημοσίευση 26 Φεβρουαρίου 2015, 14:01 / Ανανεώθηκε 26 Φεβρουαρίου 2015, 13:25
Four million contraband cigarettes seized in Igoumenitsa
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A 37-year-old truck driver faced a prosecutor in the northwestern port of Igoumenitsa on Wednesday after coast guard officers seized an estimated 4 million cigarettes that had been concealed inside six conveyor belt machines.

A 37-year-old truck driver faced a prosecutor in the northwestern port of Igoumenitsa on Wednesday after coast guard officers seized an estimated 4 million cigarettes that had been concealed inside six conveyor belt machines.

The haul was seized after the truck had boarded a ferry bound for Italy.

The contraband cigarettes represent more than 730,000 euros in customs charges and tariffs.