Polish Border Officers seize over a ton of illegal raw tobacco

In the vicinity of Tarnów, a Citroen Jumper truck driven by a 26-year-old citizen of the Republic of Poland – a resident of the Świętokrzyskie Province – was subjected to a road check. In the cargo space of the vehicle, the officers revealed 1,120 kilograms of raw tobacco. The losses of the Treasury in the event of introducing the product to the market would exceed PLN 611,000.

The drivers were charged with transporting illegal excise goods. The man is threatened with a fine or imprisonment for up to 3 years.