Three inhabitants of Comrat city are criminally investigated for smuggling in particularly large proportions. The suspects bought the consumer goods from Ukraine and introduced them illegally in the country through the Transnistrian region.
The suspects have been detained red-handed near Mihailovca, Cimislia district. They were traveling with two transport units, one of which was for the smuggling of goods, and the second one was used for inspecting the route.
According to the information, the suspects were carrying 1,039 pieces of clothing, 367 footwear items, 71 belts and 27 organic leather bags, estimated at over 300,000 lei.
A criminal case for smuggling in particularly large proportions was initiated on this matter. If they are found guilty, the suspects risk up to 10 years in prison.