BGN 20,000 golden jewels seized at Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint


2010-07-20
Kapitan Andreevo. 442.00 grams of golden jewels worth BGN 21,216 have been seized by customs inspectors at Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint.
At around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, customs officers stopped a Renault Laguna car with French registration for a check-up. The vehicle was travelling from Turkey to Romania. The driver, a Romanian national, 39, said he had nothing to declare but during the check authorities found 2 packages hidden in the front door of the car.
The packages were full of golden items - 7 rings, 24 chain necklaces, 39 earrings, 38 bracelets.