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


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.