BTA on 25 August reported that all the factories are fitted with state-of-the-art equipment for the production of cigarettes in various brands. The factories constitute large, fully blacked-out premises, with dormitories for the workers, baths, a canteen with cooks, a table tennis room, power generators, motion sensors and CCTV. The factories have been in operation for 2 years now and produced 100,000 boxes of cigarettes per day. The production was exported every 2-3 days and sold outside Bulgaria. A fifth factory was under construction. A total of 42 tonnes of cigarettes were impounded, together with 13.5 million cigarette filters and other inputs for the illegal production, and all of the machines, forklifts, 11 heavy-duty trucks, vans and cars.