Some 7,000 wine bottles and 700 plastic bags seized by Customs


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Customs Enforcement officials seized 6,956 wine bottles and 740 plastic bags.

The Customs officials found a number of wine bottles and plastic bags that were being offered for sale without paid excise duty during routine searches in Sliema, San Gwann , Ibragg, St Paul’s Bay, Bugibba, Qawra, Mosta, Balzan, Birkirkara, Mriehel, Qormi, Ħal Far, Marsaxlokk, Marsascala, Fgura and Senglea.

The Customs Department’s Enforcement Unit has been clamping down on the sale of illicit goods in an effort to hamper contraband operations and collect taxes owed.