Сustoms officers at Lesovo BCP seized smuggled gold jewelry over BGN 80 000


2017-05-17

 

Сustoms officers at Lesovo BCP seized 1283g smuggled gold jewelry over BGN 80 000, hidden in the driver's cab in the Turkish truck, entering the country from Turkey. The driver of the truck did not declare any goods precious metals or currency. Customs officers selected the truck for detailed check. Upon the X-ray and physical examination customs officers found  in the driver's cab under the bed in a food drawer  6 packages full gold jewelry. The packages were full of a total of 286 earrings, ring, medallions, bracelets  and chain.  An expert report found the gold jewelry with a total weight of 1.283 kg worth over  BGN 80 000.

The smuggled gold jewelry were confiscated. The  offender were arrested.

A pre-court proceeding has been initiated in the case.