Customs officers seized nearly 300 liters of illegal alcohol


2018-08-07

294 liters of illegal ethyl alcohol was seized by customs officers from a customs mobile group from the basement of a house in the village of Ignatievo, Aksakovo Municipality, Region Varna. The Illegal alcohol was found in the private property, a house with a yard, on 03.08.2018 during an inspection against unauthorized production and trade in excise goods during the tourist season in the region of the Black Sea. In the cellar of the house, customs officers found 294 liters of ethyl alcohol during the inspection, stored in PVC tubes and cans with a capacity of 10, 11, 30, 40 and 80 liters. The measured alcoholic strength of the product is 45 to 60 volume percent alcoholic strength. For the alcohol not presented any documents of origin or paid excise duty under The Excise Duties and Tax Warehouses Act. The Illegal alcohol was seized. Samples were taken for laboratory analysis. After the results of the laboratory test on the case administrative penal proceedings will be initiated.