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118 liters of alcohol were detained by customs officers in the area of the Danube Bridge border checkpoint near Ruse

118 liters of alcohol were detained by customs officers at the Danube Bridge border checkpoint area near Ruse. During the inspection of a Bulgarian registered van that left Bulgaria on 6 August 2020, customs officers found a total of 118 kilograms of alcohol (vodka, whiskey, rum) with a valid Bulgarian excise label affixed to the…
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Undeclared kitchen utensils detained by customs officers in the area of Kapitan Petko Voyvoda border checkpoint

Undeclared kitchen utensils were detained by the customs officers from the General Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation during an inspection in the area of ​​the Kapitan Petko Voyvoda border checkpoint. The goods were found on July 18, 2020 in a Mercedes Sprinter cargo van entering the country from Greece. The driver, a Bulgarian citizen,…
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Nearly 3,000 boxes of cigarettes were detained by customs officers in Lukovit

2989 boxes (59,780 pieces) of cigarettes of various brands without excise labels were detained by customs officers from DG MRR, Department of MRR Dunavska, Operational Control Sector – Svishtov unit, during an inspection in a private home in Lukovit. The inspection was carried out on 16.07.2020. Tobacco products of six different brands (Raquel slims, Marlboro…
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Smuggled emblems of cars were found by the customs officers of Kapitan Andreevo

Customs officers of the Territorial Directorate of the South Sea seized smuggled emblems of various brands of cars. The truck with a foreign registration enters the country from Turkey on July 3, 2020. At the Bulgarian customs checkpoint, the driver announced that he was not carrying anything else for declaration, except for the goods for…
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Customs officers seized 810 tubes of smuggled drugs

During the inspection of a truck at the Lesovo Customs Checkpoint, customs officers smuggled 810 tubes of preparations of various brands, representing poisonous substances (various types of plant protection products), at a total value of BGN 46,216. conducted by an investigating customs inspector, under the supervision of the Yambol District Prosecutor’s Office. At the request…
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Nearly 100,000 “branded” summer clothes and a large amount of thermal stickers for clothes detained customs officers of the Ministry of Justice of Lesovo

Customs officers from the General Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation and the Territorial Directorate of the South Maritime detained 96,966 summer and sportswear, swimsuits, bags, slippers and shoes, as well as 54,700 kg of thermal clothing stickers with world-famous brands. The “branded” goods were confiscated due to reasonable suspicions of infringed intellectual property rights.…
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Smuggled gold jewelry for BGN 142,000 was detained by the customs officers of Kapitan Andreevo

Customs officers from the General Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation found 1,851 kg of smuggled gold jewelry worth BGN 142,000 during an inspection of a car entering the country from Turkey. On 16.06.2020 , at about 3 pm, a car with Romanian registration arrived at the Kapitan Andreevo Police Station, in which the driver…
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Customs officers found nearly 4,000 boxes of cigarettes in a cooler bag, hand luggage and a cache

Customs officers from the General Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation seized 76,680 pieces / 3834 boxes / of cigarettes hidden in a hiding place, a cooler bag and in hand luggage, during customs inspections of one truck and two cars leaving the country in the areas of the Danube border checkpoint. bridge – Ruse…
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Customs officers seized the drug kratom in mail

Under the direction of the Sofia City Prosecutor’s Office, an investigation is underway into three pre-trial proceedings for crimes under Art. 242, para. 2 of the Penal Code. At the end of April 2020, at Sofia Airport, during a routine inspection, customs officers found a shipment that had arrived from Indonesia as a consignee in…
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Customs officers seized 37,500 smuggled masks and a large number of world brand labels

Customs officers from the South Sea Territorial Directorate found 37,500 undeclared face masks and a large quantity of 34,827 labels, emblems and clothing with world-famous brands during an inspection of a truck at the Kapitan Andreevo Customs Checkpoint. The truck, driven by a Bulgarian citizen, arrived at the Kapitan Andreevo Police Department on the evening…
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