Border police officers in cooperation with customs inspectors have busted an illegal attempt to eject over the state border of 42 thousand cigarettes. Tobacco products were intended for sale on the black market of the European Union, having expect to make a profit of about 9000 euros. The case was registered on Chisinau International Airport on the afternoon of Friday, November 4, 2016.
Acting on risk analysis in border control of passengers and baggage on the flight Chisinau-Milan, the mixed team of control redirected bags for further checks.
Thus, the X-ray scanning device and sampling-ray images of the suitcases of three men with dual citizenship, of the Republic of Moldova and Romania, there were suspicions about its content. Following the physical check were discovered in 2100 Marlboro cigarette packs".
Persons 21-22 years abstained from statements and refused to continue the journey. On their names were drawn up protocols according to indexes of art. 287, paragraph 10 - RM Offences Code, which provides the confiscation of cigarettes and payment of a fine of 150 conventional units.