SSS and Customs Committee conduct joint operation

May 17, 2018

As a result of joint operations carried out by the State Security Service (SSS) and the State Customs Committee, about 500,000 fake excise stamps intended for the production of illegal and counterfeit alcohol smuggled from the customs control of Azerbaijan-Georgia border have been seized.

The citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan Intigam Mehdiyev and Ruslan Najafov, who were engaged in the illicit trafficking of counterfeit excise stamps were brought to criminal responsibility.
Investigations on the ongoing criminal case continue.
Illegal actions committed against the health of citizens in the Republic of Azerbaijan will be prevented further.