Last week, the customs officers detected three illegal migrants and several attempts for smuggling various goods, seizing cash, automobile spare parts, video surveillance monitors and computers, a switchboard, a gas pistol with ammunition, animal vaccines, material for jewelery and cigarettes.

The following goods were seized:

Cash

- EUR 8,500, found at the International Airport Skopje, during personal search of a passenger who was to travel to Hanover. Upon intervention of the airport security service, the passenger was returned to customs control. During personal search, under the passenger's clothes, the customs officers found a white cloth was found in the side of the bra, inside of which were EUR 10,500. The passenger did not have any document to prove the origin of the cash. 

- EUR 7,900, detected by the mobile customs teams, during personal search of a Macedonian citizen - a passenger in a Macedonian car driven by a Macedonian citizen, arrived for exit from the country at the border crossing point Bogorodica. In an envelope placed in the passenger's  handbag, the customs officers found EUR 9,900 for which the passenger did not have a document proving the of origin of the money. In accordance with the law, EUR 2,000 were returned to the passenger, as an amount that a resident can freely take out from the country, and for the committed offence, a request for initiation of a misdemeanor procedure has been filed.

- EUR 5,000, found during personal search of a Macedonian citizen – driver of a Macedonian registered car, declared for exit from the country at the border crossing point Bogorodica. In the front pocket of the driver's jeans, the customs officers found EUR 7,000, for which he did not have a document proving the origin of the money. In accordance with the law, EUR 2,000 were returned to the passenger, as an amount that a resident can freely take out from the country, and for the committed offence, a request for initiation of a misdemeanor procedure has been filed.

Illegal migrants

At the border crossing point Tabanovce-Motorway, the customs officers prevented an attempt for illegal crossing of the border by three illegal migrants. An Italian national, driving a truck with Italian license plates, loaded with pressure-filled vessels filled with freon originating in Greece, intended for an importer from Italy, arrived at the border crossing and reported to the customs and police officers that he noticed something suspicious in the cargo area after resting near the border crossing Bogorodica. During control of the truck, three people with no documents were found between the freon containers, which according to their own statements were nationals of Pakistan and Afghanistan. The illegal migrants were handed over to the police officers of the border crossing for further proceedings.

Animal vaccines

- 30 Glasser - 50 ml and Actinoporc - 100 ml poultry vaccines and 260 syringe needles, were found during control of a Macedonian registered truck, driven by a Macedonian citizen, declared for entry in the country at the border crossing point Bogorodica. The undeclared goods, found in a box placed on the bed in the driver's cab, were seized, and an appropriate procedure will be initiated against the driver.

Cigarettes

- 9 boxes of Marlboro and Muratti cigarettes without excise stamps, found during control of a Macedonian registered truck, driven by a Macedonian citizen, declared for entrance at the border crossing point Bogorodica. The undeclared cigarettes found in several plastic bags placed in the compartments above the seats and beside the upper bed in the driver's cab were seized and a request for initiation of a misdemeanor procedure was filed against the driver.

Auto parts and technical goods

- 20 car modules ASM-BSI2010EV PSA FL 3, found at the International Airport Skopje, during control of the checked baggage of a Macedonian citizen, who was to fly to Istanbul. The undeclared goods were seized and a misdemeanor procedure will be initiated against the passenger.

- 10 video surveillance monitors, 10 monitor adapters and 4 computer monitors, detected during control of a Macedonian registered car, driven by a Macedonian citizen, declared for entrance at the border crossing point Jazince. The undeclared goods, found in the boot of the vehicle were seized, and a misdemeanor procedure will be initiated against the driver.

 - 1 switchboard and 2 steel reels, found during control of a Greek registered car, driven by a Greek citizen, declared for entrance at the border crossing point Medzitlija. The undeclared goods, found in the spare tire area and on the floor between the seats of the vehicle, have been seized, and appropriate procedure will be initiated against the driver.

Gas gun and ammunition

- 1 Gas Gun COLT DEFENDER, 15 gaseous filling and 2,400 grains for gas pistols, found at the International Airport Skopje during control of the suitcase of a Macedonian citizen who flew in from Vienna. The undeclared goods, whose import is subject to permission from the Ministry of Interior, were seized, and a misdemeanor procedure will be initiated against the passenger.

Material for jewelry

- 1 kg of grain-shaped alloy, type LUX by Progold LUX116, and 100 grams of white flashing stones, found during the control of a Turkish registered bus, travelling from Istanbul to Pekj, driven by a Kosovo national, declared for entrance at the border crossing point Deve Bair. The undeclared goods, found in a bag located next to the driver's seat, have been seized, and an appropriate procedure will be initiated against the driver. 

Cigari, bogorodica
Cigari, bogorodica
Delovi za avtomobili,AerodromSK
Delovi za avtomobili,AerodromSK
Devizi, AerodromSK
Devizi, AerodromSK
Devizi, mobilna
Devizi, mobilna
Devizi,Bogorodica
Devizi,Bogorodica
Gasen pistol, AerodromSK
Gasen pistol, AerodromSK
Ilegalci,Tabanovce
Ilegalci,Tabanovce
Legura, Deve Bair
Legura, Deve Bair
Monitori,Jazince
Monitori,Jazince
Razvodna tabla i Koturi,Medzitlija
Razvodna tabla i Koturi,Medzitlija
Vakcini, Bogorodica
Vakcini, Bogorodica
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