UPDATED: 17. OCT 2019, AT 15:51

The biggest illegal factory in central Europe has caused millions in damages

47 people have been arrested. They can spend up to eight years in prison.

(Source: SITA)

The Financial Administration has uncovered the biggest illegal cigarette producing plant in central Europe. They discovered three illegal factories, millions of illegal cigarettes and lots of tobacco in a village in the Trnava Region.

47 people have been arrested, the TASR newswire reported.

“The Financial Administration has been successful in its interventions in the illegal production and sale of tobacco products on several occasions this year,” said Lenka Wittenbergerová, head of the Financial Administration, as quoted by TASR.

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