Rousse customs officers discovered a backpack filled with a large amount of currency


2015-09-09

 

Customs officers at border crossing Danube Bridge Ruse - Giurgiu revealed the illegal trafficking of currency. Turkish truck driver traveling from Romania to Turkey, transfer the money. To the customs officials, he said, that brings € 6,000. During the inspection of the vehicle, the customs officials found a backpack in the cab. It turned out that "personal baggage" driver is filled with bundles of money, labeled with the names of the senders.

Total $ 43 700 and 4 630 RON (equivalent to 86 000 BGN) were seized from the driver's backpack. The money will be forfeited to the state.
Preliminary investigation for violation of the foreign exchange regime have been instituted on the case. The driver of the lorry was arrested and put into custody.