A 29-year-old man was on the way from southeastern Europe to England, have had 20 000 cigarettes in his van, hidden, informed the Hauptzollamt Regensburg on Thursday. Five further inspections, the customs officers belonging to the unit Furth in the forest (Landkreis Cham) discovered a total of around 40 000 cigarettes. The smugglers were all on the way to England, where they wanted the cigarettes, sell them profitably. Prevented control of damage is, according to the customs in the case of 10 000 Euro.

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