In a statement on 7 May, the GNR informs that the most recent and largest of these seizures occurred on Wednesday, 6 May, when military personnel at the Pedras Rubras tax post seized 70 kilograms of tobacco leaves from abroad.

Similar operations in the same company were carried out on 29 April, and on the first of May, with the seizure, respectively, of 32 kilos and six kilos of tobacco leaves.

GNR prepared an administrative offense notice for the irregular introduction of products into consumption, in accordance with the General Regime of Tax Infractions.

According to that police force, this is an offense punishable by a fine of 1,500 to 165 thousand euros.