Customs officers at Kapitan Andreevo BCP seized over BGN 100 000 smuggled gold


2017-11-03

On 21.10.2017 customs officers and border police officers at Kapitan Andreevo border checkpoint seized 2177 g smuggled gold. Customs officers found of gold in the passenger, traveling in a Serbian bus on a route from Serbia through Bulgaria to Turkey. Customs officers selected the bus for thorough check. During the inspection customs officers found in special sewn pockets inside the pants hidden materials of yellow metal. According to available expertise the gold were a total 2177 g are worth BGN 104 544. A pre -court proceeding was initiated on the case.
Since the beginning of the year customs officials have detained 27 kilos of gold and silver jewelry worth BGN 980 000.