Last two weeks, the customs officers detected several attempts for smuggling, seizing gold jewelry, foreign cash, excise goods, mobile phones, sports footwear and other items.

 

The following goods were seized:

A customs mobile team prevented an attempt for smuggling 1,400 grams of gold jewelry and 35,000 Euros.

On August 3, 2017, a Macedonian citizen, driving a Macedonian registered car arrived at the border crossing point Blace, entrance section. During the detailed inspection of the vehicle, in the factory made ventilation cavity, located under the windshield wipers, a case with five packets wrapped in duct tape was found. In two of the packest, a total of 35,000 Euros were found, while in the other three packages, two gold plates and gold jewellery weighing 1,400 grams were found, with estimated value of nearly 2 million Denars.

The gold, cash and the vehicle were seized. Against the perpetrator, a request for initiation of a misdemeanor procedure will be initiated for the committed foreign currency offence, while criminal charges will be brought for attempted smuggling of gold and gold jewellery.

Excise goods

- 18 liters of homemade grape brandy and 7,500 grams of cut tobacco, found during inspection of a Greek registered truck driven by a Greek citizen, declared for exit from the country at the border crossing point Dojran. The driver, not stopping for customs control, went directly to passport control, but when the police officers spotted two bags of goods in the cabin, they called for a customs officer to conduct control. The customs officer found 10 boxes of cut tobacco in a black bag placed on the front seat, and 3 plastic bottles of 6 liters of homemade brandy behind the driver's seat. Behind the front seats a bag of 4 fishing nets of 50 meters was also found. The undeclared goods were seized and appropriate procedure will be initiated against the driver.

Mobile phones and graphic cards

- 16 graphic cards GIGABYTE and 8 mobile phones iPhone 7, were found in two separate cases at Skopje Alexander the Great Airport.

In the first case, during control of the luggage of a Kosovo citizen who arrived from Stockholm, 16 GIGABYTE graphic cards were found.

In the second case, 6 mobile phones iPhone 7 and 2 mobile phones iPhone 7+ were found during control of the luggage of a Serbian citizen, who arrived from Malmo. In both cases, the undeclared goods were seized, and misdemeanor procedures will be initiated against the passengers.

Parts for trucks and machines

- 1 second-hand turbine and 1 starter for trucks and 20 new belts for loading freight, found during control of a Macedonian truck-tipper, driven by a Macedonian citizen, declared for entrance into the country at the border crossing Delchevo. The undeclared goods, found under the bed in the cabin of the vehicle, were seized and a misdemeanor procedure was initiated against the driver.

- 1 head for laser cutting machine, type PRECITEC AK HP SSL, found at the Alexander the Great Airport in Skopje, during control of the luggage of a Turkish citizen who arrived by flight from Istanbul. The undeclared goods were seized and a misdemeanor procedure will be initiated against the passenger.

Sports footwear

- 13 pairs of sports footwear, found at the Skopje Alexander the Great Airport, during control of the luggage of a Macedonian citizen who arrived from Malmo. The undeclared footwear was seized, and misdemeanor procedure was initiated against the a passenger.

 

 

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Glavazalaserskamasina,AerodromSK
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Mobilnitelefoni,AerodromSK
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