Thursday, June 3, 2010
Albania: Police seize 1,5 tons of contraband coffee imported from Macedonia
The Albanian police have seized 1,5 tons of contraband coffee imported from Macedonia into Albania, albanian press writes.
The media in Tirana write that the smugglers transported the coffee in 63 sacks by a boat through the Lake Ohrid.
They were found close to the town of Lin near Pogradec, while they were unloading the contraband. One of the smugglers was found by the license plate of the truck that was waiting on the coast.
The police are searching for the others. They suppose Macedonian citizens are involved too.