Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP seized smuggled currency BGN equivalent of 170 000


2018-05-14

Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP seized smuggled currency BGN equivalent of BGN 176 024.  The undeclared currency found during the inspection in the car, with a Turkish registration, driven by a Turkish citizen. The car with brand „BMW"  arrived at the Bulgarian customs point from Turkey on 12.05.2018. The driver did not import anything for declaring. Customs officers selected the car for check with X-ray check and  customs officer found the presence of a suspicious package. At this point the man offered him 500 euros to not follow recheck. The customs officer checks. During the inspection customs officers found a bag of undeclared 90,000 euros, hidden in place of the spare tire, in the trunk.

Pre-trial proceedings were initiated Regional Police Department in the under the supervision of the Regional Prosecutor's Office Svilengrad.