Seized Containers of Contraband Cigarettes [Peru]

Editor’s Note: Translation courtesy of Google Translate.

From: Diario Uno

Staff of the Division of Operational Control of the Administration of Customs of Cusco SUNAT arrested a trailer from the border with Bolivia carrying two containers into which more than five million smuggled cigarettes were found, with an approximate value two million soles, plus candy, cell phone accessories, cleaning products, bundles of used clothing, among others.

The authorities reported that the intervention took place near the district of San Jeronimo, after identifying the vehicle plate C5A-864 that was moving confused among other vehicles. They also indicated that within the containers had cigarettes prestigious brands such as Carlyle, Carnival, Pine, Golden Deer and Rave and brands smuggled from Paraguay as Golden Beach, Euro and counterfeited as national brands: Inca and Hamilton.

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