Wednesday, June 24th, 2015. BMG: Over 30 million individual contraband cigarettes were confiscated in a raid in Chetumal on Monday.
The area is located a few miles outside of the Belize/Mexico Border. Authorities searched a building and found 10 vehicles loaded with boxes of cigarettes.
The team further searched the vehicles and found 3,342 boxes, and when they counted up all the packs, inside each box, the total amount was just over 33 million individual cigarettes.
The origin of the load or its final destination has not been ascertained.
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