Turkish Customs Seize 25,000 Smuggled E-Cigarettes

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Turkish Customs Seize 25,000 Smuggled E-Cigarettes
Turkish officials seized 25,000 smuggled e-cigarette products worth approximately $100,000 from Istanbul airport.

On June 25th, Turkish customs officials seized 25,000 smuggled e-cigarette products at Istanbul's Sabiha Gökçen Airport. The estimated value of the products was 2.5 million Turkish lira (approximately 710,000 yuan).


According to a preliminary investigation, these products were labeled as "cosmetics and skincare products" during customs clearance. However, customs scanning revealed suspicious density in the boxes containing these products. Further inspection by customs unveiled that these boxes were filled with e-cigarette products.


Currently, Turkish authorities are conducting an investigation into this incident.




25,000 packages of illicit electronic cigarette tobacco were seized.


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