EUR 27,350 seized by customs officers at Sofia Airport


Customs officers of Customs at Sofia Airport seized EUR 27,350, the National Customs Agency announced. Money was found in a passenger arriving on a flight from Chile. He tried to pass through the green corridor, which suggests a lack of goods and currency declaration. When carried out scrutiny check of the passenger the customs officers found the money between the pages of two books.
This method of transferring cash across the border is used by drug traffickers and persons involved in siphoning off of credit cards.
This is the second such case within 10 days in which customs officials from Sofia Airport seize undeclared cash, probably acquired from illegal activity.