Yesterday, November 3, following the check of passenger baggage on the flight Chisinau-Bucharest, customs officers of Chisinau International Airport seized over 6,000 undeclared cigarettes. The lot of cigarettes was purchased on the domestic market at the price of 10 800 lei.
Cigarettes of "Parliament" brand were found after the scan of registered luggage of a citizen of Israel. The cigarettes had excise stamps of the Republic of Moldova.
According to the existing procedure, tobacco products were seized and transmitted to other subdivisions of Customs for further investigations and taking the necessary legal measures.
Recall that other two attempts to smuggle cigarettes were thwarted yesterday, when the Customs officers from Cahul and Leuseni identified over 15 thousand undeclared cigarettes, which had to be sold illegally on the black market of the European Union.