Customs Criminal Service

Belarusian busted in Lithuania with contraband in car with diplomatic plates

Lithuanian customs officers have detained a Belarusian citizen who tried to bring contraband goods into the country in a car with diplomatic car plates.

Over half a million packs of cigarettes detained in Lithuanian port of Klaipeda

As part of an investigation into a suspected illegal scheme, a shipment of over half a million packs of cigarettes from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has...

Lithuania becoming home to illegal tobacco processors, officials warn

Four facilities used for illegal raw tobacco processing and cigarette production have been uncovered in Lithuania in a year, the daily Lietuvos Žinios...

Illegal raw tobacco processing plants setting up in Lithuania - customs officials

The Lithuanian Customs Criminal Service (CCS) suspects that shadow raw tobacco processing plants are being set up in the country to supply illegal tobacco...

Lithuanian customs seize haul of contraband cigarettes on freight train from Belarus

Lithuanian customs officers have found around 400 boxes with Belarusian-made contraband cigarettes, worth around 620,000 euros, hidden in a shipment of wood...