EUR 70,000 hidden in shoes, seized at Kalotina border checkpoint


2010-07-12
Customs officials at Kalotina border checkpoint have seized EUR 70,000 hidden in shoes. The currency was discovered by a detailed check in the luggage of a German of a Turkish origin. He traveled in transit through Bulgaria on a regular bus line from Turkey to Germany. When customs officers started checking his luggage they found packed a large amount of euro banknotes in a pair of shoes, which the passenger hadn't declared. In his words the total amount is over EUR 70,000 and the money is put in several pairs of shoes in his luggage.
Work on the case continues.