More than 60 persons will be heard by the Romanian police. They are suspected of cigarette smuggling from Moldova in the last six months.
According to the Romanian Border Police, in the period November 2015 - April 2016, the group of criminals smuggled in Romania over 230 thousand packs of cigarettes with the Moldovan stamp.
The damage caused by smuggling is over 2 million lei.
The police have done over 30 searches in suspects' homes. There were found 20 thousand Romanian lei, 2000 euro, 10 cars used for illegal activities and thousand packs of contraband cigarettes.
All the suspects will be sent to the Galats Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism.
The police operation was organized with the support of Galats Gendarmerie Inspectorate and Galats Special Operations Service.