A lot of 14 thousand undeclared cigarettes was confiscated by customs officers yesterday at Chisinau International Airport. The cigarettes were illegally sold into the EU.

The goods were detained yesterday, on 11 August, during the check of the passenger baggage on Chisinau-London flight.

While scanning the baggage, a mixed control team made up of customs officials and border guards discovered 14 000 undeclared cigarettes with excise stamps of the Republic of Moldova in the luggage of two passengers.

According to the procedure, tobacco products were seized and the offenders, aged 31 and 36 respectively, will pay fines of 3,000 lei each.

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