Special Operations employees of the National Investigation Inspectorate found at the home of a resident of Rîşcani, a lot of undocumented cigarettes.
General Inspectorate of Police informs that on 23 August this year, as a result of the searches carried out at the residence of the man and the store which is registered on his wife, which sells tobacco products, police seized 14.530 packets of cigarettes of different trademarks worth about MDL 100 thousand.
After the investigations, it was established that the man bought tobacco products from different companies and would transport them outside the country for commercialization.
In this case, a criminal case was initiated under Art. 248 al.5 of the Criminal Code of RM, at the moment the man is being investigated in freedom. According to the law, persons found guilty of "contraband" risk imprisonment from 3 to 10 years.