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Smuggled cigarettes seizures double in Lithuania this year

Smuggled cigarettes seizures double in Lithuania this year

16.10.2020

Some 13.1 mln packs of contraband tobacco products, worth over 46.4 mln euros in total, were seized in Lithuania in January-September 2020, compared with 6.8 mln packs in the full year 2019, according to figures from the Customs Department writes LETA/BNS.

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4 customs officers, 3 drivers detained as part of EUR 2.5 mln smuggling probe in Lithuania

4 customs officers, 3 drivers detained as part of EUR 2.5 mln smuggling probe in Lithuania

23.09.2020

Lithuania's Customs Criminal Service has reported about a bold smuggling scheme and detention of four customs officers from the Raigardas road checkpoint, three drivers and seizure of cigarettes worth around 2.5 million euros, informs LETA/BNS.

Lithuanian customs officers detain oil, gas equipment shipment for Russia

Lithuanian customs officers detain oil, gas equipment shipment for Russia

07.09.2020

Lithuanian customs officers on Friday detained a shipment of ready-to-use equipment for the oil and gas industry, meant for Russia, the Customs Department said LETA/BNS.


Contraband volumes in Latvia unchanged from last year - customs chief

Contraband volumes in Latvia unchanged from last year - customs chief

20.07.2020

The amount of contraband cargo seized in Latvia this year has remained unchanged from last year, Raimonds Zukuls, director of the Customs Board of the State Revenue Service, said today in an interview to Latvian Television referred LETA.

Survey: Estonia losing tens of millions of euros due to counterfeit goods

Survey: Estonia losing tens of millions of euros due to counterfeit goods

11.06.2020

The cosmetics and personal care, wine and spirits, pharmaceuticals, and toys and games sector in Estonia are losing 29 mln euros in revenue combined per year due to the presence of counterfeit goods in the market, it appears from a fresh survey by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) referred LETA/BNS.


20.11.2019

Latvia: Customs officers also want higher salaries

Customs officers also want to have their salaries increased, Raimonds Zukuls, head of the State Revenue Service's Customs Board, says in an interview with newspaper Diena, adding that this will reduce the risk of corruption.

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