In the Don capital, transport police officers seized a large batch of illegal tobacco products from a 45-year-old local resident, reports the press service of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs for the North Caucasus Federal District.
The police found out that the defendant was a representative of an individual entrepreneur, on whose behalf he carried out activities in the field of trade. The products were sold in one of the 24-hour stores in Rostov. The goods were stored in a warehouse at a retail outlet. More than 1,500 packs of illegal cigarettes of well-known brands totaling about 220,000 rubles were seized from illegal circulation.
Now a criminal case has been initiated against the defendant on the grounds of a crime under Part 5 of Art. 171.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation – “Production, acquisition, storage, transportation or sale of goods and products without labeling.” He faces up to three years in prison.
Photo: UT of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the North Caucasus Federal District
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