Custom officers have detected the illegal transportation of cigarettes during the customs control of vehicle “OPEL” at the checkpoint for the car connection “Shehyni-Medyka”.
1031 packs of filter cigarettes were placed in the battery compartment and in the door posts of the vehicle. Resident of the Kherson region tried to transport them through the “red corridor” lane to the Republic of Poland.
These actions are features of violation of the customs rules under Part 1 Article 483 of the Customs Code of Ukraine. Protocol on violation of customs rules has been complied according to this fact. Cigarettes have been seized. The case is referred to a court that will determine the liability.