A 40-year-old man was caught red-handed when transporting goods worth 500,000 lei in a minibus trying to bring them into the country.
The goods were detected and detained near the Corlateni village, Rascani district.
The suspect is part of a specialized in smuggling activities group.
Chemicals imposing housekeeping and personal hygiene products without no accompanied documents were found in his car.
In the research it was established that the goods are of Ukrainian origin and would have been sold illegally on the local market. Early estimates value the total quantity exceeds 500,000 lei.
If the man is guilty, he risks imprisonment for a term of 3 to 10 years.