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Contraband cigarettes

Δημοσίευση 19 Μαρτίου 2011, 13:03 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Contraband cigarettes
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A 32-year-old foreign national was arrested in the port of Igoumenitsa on Friday after 412,240 cartons of contraband cigarettes of various brands were found in his truck.

A 32-year-old foreign national was arrested in the port of Igoumenitsa on Friday after 412,240 cartons of contraband cigarettes of various brands were found in his truck.

The contraband cigarettes were found hidden behind stacked crates of frozen spinach.

According to authorities, the uncollected taxes from the contraband cigarettes was 1.315 billion euros.

The shipment was destined for the Netherlands.

Port authorities seized the contraband cigarettes as well as the truck.

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