Tanker with smuggled fuel revealed customs

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34 tons of smuggled diesel detained customs officials in Bourgas.

Fuel was found in an examination of the tanker flying the Italian flag.

The tanker was traveling from the port in Turkey and docked oil terminal "Rosenets" in Bourgas. The captain declared to the customs officers that the tanker is empty and arrives to load fuel for a EU country.

Upon the  inspection, however, customs officers found that one of the tanks for sewage tanker is actually filled with 34 tons of diesel fuel.

Against the captain of the tanker, a Romanian citizen, made Pre-trial proceedings under the supervision of the Regional Prosecutor of Bourgas.

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