Customs officers at the Kapitan Andreevo BCP found smuggled currency for over BGN 200,000 in Turkish bus


2016-11-04

Customs officers at the Kapitan Andreevo BCP found undeclared currency of 145 000 euro equivalent of BGN 283 595 in Turkish bus entering from Turkey. The two drivers and passengers did not declare any goods, precious metals or currency. Customs officers selected the bus for detailed check. During the inspection customs officers found hidden in the cab of the driver's door, wrapped a plastic bag, cash 279 banknotes in denomination of 500 euro 13 banknotes in denomination of 300 euro, 28 banknotes in denomination of 100 euro 2 banknotes in denomination of 50 euro.
Undeclared currency was seized and the driver of the bus is arrested.
A pre-court proceeding was initiated on the case.