Customs officials seize nearly 17 000 undeclared euros at Kalotina border checkpoint


Today, at 15.02.2009, customs officers seized 16 905 undeclared euros in a detailed check of the car "Opel" with Bulgarian registration, traveling from Serbia to Bulgaria.
Two Bulgarian nationals were travelling with the car. They declared that they carry, respectively 8000 and 10 000 euros. In a thorough examination the customs officers found in one of the passengers - 39-year A.N. from the town of Ruse, 16 905 euros in denominations of at 5,10,20,50,100, 200 and 500. 16 000 of them were hidden in a pouch hanging around his neck, and the remaining 905 euros - in the inner pocket of his jacket.