Customs officers in Svilengrad seize USD 31,100


2010-10-06
USD 31 100 and 90 Turkish lira was seized by customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint. The currency was found in an envelope in the handbag and purse of a Bulgarian woman who tried to cross on foot through the checkpoint. She said she has nothing to declare but after a check unless the currency were found two Turkish passports and a copy of a Turkish identity card.
160 textiles, giving rise to reasonable suspicion of violation of intellectual property rights are seized during a check of a Turkish truck travelling for Croatia. Detained goods carry brands: "ABERRCROMBIE & FITC" and "VERSACE"