Ukrainian police found 1.5 million Euros worth cigarettes from Belarus near Mukacheve that smugglers planned to send to Europe.

Ukrainian police found trucks with cigarettes from Belarus worth at least 3 million Euros in Makarevo village located near Mukacheve city on the Western border of Ukraine. This is the biggest catch there this years. Smugglers planned to sell those cigarettes in Europe and used Ukraine as transit point.

Illegal cargo with Belarus cigarettes found near Mukacheve

Illegal cargo with Belarus cigarettes found near Mukacheve

There were 3 cargo trucks on the territory of a ex-farm full of cigarettes of Belarus brand “Minsk”, “Jin Ling” and “Compliment”, none of them had¬†excise stamps.

Illegal cargo with Belarus cigarettes found near Mukacheve

Illegal cargo with Belarus cigarettes found near Mukacheve

The person who works on the territory where the cargo was found said that those trucks were delivered by unknown men who asked him to keep them there for a reward. He said that he didn’t know what was inside them…

Illegal cargo with Belarus cigarettes found near Mukacheve

Illegal cargo with Belarus cigarettes found near Mukacheve

See full police report at mvs.gov.ua

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