South Seizes Contraband Cigarettes from North

Greek Cypriot Customs has seized over 63,000 cigarettes, rolling tobacco and cigars brought over from the North during the month of September, they said on Tuesday.

Customs also confiscated 3,423 fake designer goods such as clothing, footwear, handbags, wallets, sunglasses and perfumes.

Around €16,000 and $13,000 in cash was also seized, eight vehicles and miscellaneous prohibited items such as pesticides, insecticides, dairy products, fresh meat, snails and fireworks.

During the reporting period, 64 vehicles were also inspected contained illegal duty-free coloured fuel.

Most of the above cases have been settled out-of-court with total cash payments of €35,118.

Cyprus Mail

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