first_img SharePrint CustomsCustoms During searches in several localities by Customs Enforcement Officials, 3,740 cigarettes, 21.6kgs of tobacco, 3,727 bottles of non-alcoholic beverages, 217 bottles of wine, and 53 bottles of spirits were seized by Customs due to not having their excise duty paid. Customs officials have also confiscated 443 unused excise stamps.The Enforcement Customs Officers were carrying out routine searches in Rabat, Dingli, Mosta, Saint Paul’s Bay, Sliema, Balluta, Saint Julian’s, Paceville, Ħal Balzan, Ħal Lija, and Marsaxlokk when they entered several shops and discovered all these infringing items being offered for sale.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 the taxes owed.Read: Customs Officials catch passengers with combined €39,000 in cashWhatsApp <a href=’;cb={random}’ target=’_blank’><img src=’;cb={random}&amp;n=ab2c8853&amp;ct0={clickurl_enc}’ border=’0′ alt=” /></a>last_img read more