Undeclared € 163 000 was found in a foreign passenger`s suitcase


The customs officials of Sofia Airport Customs House stopped an attempt for an illegal export of € 163 000. The currency was found in a suitcase, belonging to a foreign citizen, who was supposed to leave Bulgaria on a flight to Tel Aviv, Israel.

The violator was detained for a period of 72 hours.

A Pre-trial procedure was initiated and Sofia City Prosecutor`s Office was acquainted with the case.