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Customs seize illegal alcohol. Largest confiscation so far this year. It looks like it doesn’t pay to try and bring goods in to Norway on the quiet. On Wednesday, customs officers in Hamar discovered 4,600 litres of spirits concealed in a parked Polish-registered trailer. Hidden behind the rest of the trailer’s contents lay nine crates with white cardboard boxes; it was when they opened them that customs officers discovered bags fitted with dispensing taps. Subsequent analysis of the contents confirmed their suspicions.

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Customs seize illegal alcohol

Published on Thursday, 11th June, 2009 at 21:58 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

Largest confiscation so far this year.

Polish lorry trailer
Polish lorry trailer
Photo: Tollvesenet


It looks like it doesn’t pay to try and bring goods in to Norway on the quiet. On Wednesday, customs officers in Hamar discovered 4,600 litres of spirits concealed in a parked Polish-registered trailer.

Hidden behind the rest of the trailer’s contents lay nine crates with white cardboard boxes; it was when they opened them that customs officers discovered bags fitted with dispensing taps. Subsequent analysis of the contents confirmed their suspicions.

Although this latest seizure currently makes it the year’s largest, it still hasn’t beaten last year’s record of 6,000 litres found in another trailer from Poland in Svinesund.



Published on Thursday, 11th June, 2009 at 21:58 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: polish, lorry, trailer, illegal, alcohol, customs, officers, svinesund, hamar, norwegian.





  
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