Considerable amount of fiscally unmarked wine seized by Customs

During Customs searches for contraband items conducted in Sliema area, Customs Enforcement personnel seized, from two different outlets, a considerable amount of wine, spirits, shisha tobacco and thousands of unused excise stamps.

From a wine and spirit merchant situated in Sliema, Customs personnel elevated 3,338 fiscally unmarked bottles of wine and 23 bottles of whisky, together with 7,607 unused excise stamps. The amount of endangered taxes related to this seizure runs into hundreds of euros.

In another Sliema outlet, Customs personnel found and confiscated 49 packets of contraband shisha tobacco, weighing 16.5 kilogrames in total.