Between 8 -14 August 2016, at the border crossing points was registered a significant increase in the number of state border crossings, compared to the first week of the current month. The flow of persons registered - 510 467, by 4.8% more, and the traffic transport units showed a value of 114 547 crossings, increasing by 6.8% compared to last week.
At the crossing point Chisinau International Airport, the joint control team, composed of border police and customs officers foiled an attempt to illegally across the state border of 14 000 cigarettes with excise stamps of the Republic of Moldova. The case was registered on 11 August while checking the passengers of the airline Chisinau-London.
A criminal group specialized in human trafficking with sexual exploitation, was discovered by the employees of the Border Police. According to intelligence accumulated over four months by Border Police employees of the Regional Directorate SOUTH, the suspects recruited young girls in Cahul, aged 19-25 years. Most girls were part of socially vulnerable families and were convinced by the members of the network with promises of money profit for rendering of sexual services on the territory of Romania.
On the first page of the site Border Police can be viewed from today, August 5, 2016, the average waiting time at border crossings (road) for all categories of vehicles: cars / buses and trucks. The new Application "Traffic Online" has been developed to support persons crossing the existing road crossing points at the border, offering the possibility to opt for choosing a route as less crowded. The online Application can be accessed from any device with Internet access.
On the segment of responsibility of the Border Police Sector Lopatnic are conducted ample search and detection actions of the individuals involved in illegal transportation of tobacco products. The actions took place in the context of exploitation of intelligence, but also the referral from the local public administration about the presence of foreign people who inquired about accessibility to the border.