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Over HUF 18 million Worth of Cigarettes Seized from Ukrainian Smuggler

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.10.18.

More than 18 million forints (EUR 50,000) worth of cigarettes without Hungarian tax and excise stickers have been seized from a Ukrainian man near Tiszaadony in northeast Hungary, the Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County police said on Sunday.

The man, aged 46, was traveling by car when he was stopped by police for a road check.

The man and the smuggled cigarettes have been handed over to the national tax and excise office.

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