Also in the shop there were citizens of the Republic of Moldova.
Ukrainian law enforcers jointly with the State border service, the Border service of Poland, Ministry of internal Affairs of Moldova and Europol conducted a special operation on detection and elimination of underground shop on production of cigarettes in greater Poland Voivodeship of Poland.
This reports the press center of the state border service.
In the result of investigation on the illegal enterprise in one of the rooms discovered 9 citizens of Ukraine and 5 citizens of the Republic of Moldova. Also during the search discovered 13 tonnes of tobacco and more than 1,000 boxes of cigarettes, which were Packed under well-known brands. Production is estimated at 2 million euros.
According to the detained citizens of Ukraine, the organizers of the illegal production promised them legal employment, but upon arrival on the territory of Poland took their personal belongings, forbade to call loved ones and report their whereabouts.
“Later they were taken to the territory specified factory, where he was kept in a separate room more than a month. In addition, for control was surveillance camera and identified two people who around the clock were in the territory of the illegal factory. As a result, they had to work in two shifts of 7 people. Per shift these individuals produced more than 100 boxes of cigarettes” – says the state border service.