Customs officers detained 123 luxury leather jackets in the Danube Bridge 1 area


2017-06-16

The Regional Prosecutor's Office in Rousse institutes immediately pre-trial proceedings for smuggling goods through the Danube Bridge1 border checkpoint. 123 luxury men's and women's leather jackets were detained in a successful operation by Ruse Customs House inspectors. The goods are hidden in boxes and sacks in the middle of the trailer of a lorry carrying textiles and kitchen furnishings.
The driver of the truck, 42 years old Bulgarian citizen, was detained by the prosecutor for up to 72 hours. The law provides for 3 to 10 years imprisonment and a fine of BGN 20,000 to BGN 100,000.