The Austrian judicial authorities confiscated an illegal cigarette factory in the suburb of Salzburg, Austria, local media reported on Wednesday.
The equipment of the illegal factory has been captured and the ringleader of the criminal group has been arrested.
"It's the first time in Austria to find the illegal cigarette factory," the judicial authorities was cited as saying by local media.
Engaged in illegal production for at least one year, the factory has produced about 4 million cartons of cigarettes.
The group smuggled the illegal cigarettes into Britain, France and Germany.