BGN 5,200 silver items seized at Kapitan Andreevo customs checkpoint


2010-04-28

Haskovo. Customs officers at the Kapitan Andreevo customs checkpoint seized 1.720 kilos of silver items, the National Customs Agency announced.
Late last night, a passenger's bus with Turkish registration, travelling from Turkey to Bulgaria, arrived at the customs checkpoint. During a routine customs check-up on the bus and on one of the passengers, authorities found undeclared silver jewelry.
A total of 430 silver items were found in the personal luggage of a 49-year-old woman from Sofia - earrings, bracelets, necklaces, rings and others.
The expert's analysis revealed that the items are made of high quality silver, weighting a total of 1.720 kilos. Their price is estimated at more than BGN 5,200.