Customs officers at Lesovo seized contraband currency and over 1.5 kg ornaments of precious metals


2017-03-17

Customs officers at Lesovo customs checkpoint seized undeclared $ 13,700 and more than 1.5 kilograms jewelry of gold and silver during joint inspections with customs mobile groups of a bus with passengers and two cars. The currency was found in Syrian citizen with residence in Romania. The offender entered to Bulgaria from Turkey by car, driven by a Turkish citizen. Customs officers found 970 grams of silver jewelry in the handbag of a passenger in a bus-Bulgarian citizen. Customs officers found another 180 ornaments from white and yellow gold with a total weight of 543 grams in two Romanian citizens traveling by car with Romanian registration. Against four offenders-Syrian citizen, Bulgarian citizen and two Romanian citizens are composed acts under the Monetary Law.