Customs officers at Malko Tarnovo found smuggled currency in a handbag


Customs officers at Malko Tarnovo BCP seized 14 950 undeclared euros and 4 800 undeclared Turkish liras. The smuggling currency worth about 32 000 BGN was found in the handbag of a Bulgarian citizen, traveling by car with Bulgarian registration from Bulgaria to Turkey. The violator was sanctioned according to the Monetary law. 

The Burgas Customs officers remind all the passengers that a person entering or leaving the EU territory can carry in cash non-declarable amount of maximum 10 000 euros ( or equivalent). The exceeding amount of cash has to be declared at the Customs authorities, regarding the Monetary  law and the existing Regulation 1889/2005 of the EU.