During last past two weeks, the customs officers prevented an attempt for illegal crossing of the border and several attempts for smuggling different goods, including technical goods, tools, automobile spare parts, videogame consoles, detergents, beverages, mobile phone spare parts and videogame parts, foreign cash and cosmetics.

The following was impounded:

Technical goods, mobile phone spare parts and more

- 2,274 pieces of tools, technical goods, automobile spare parts, mobile phone spare parts, 90kg of washing powder, 36 liters of juice, 70 deodorants and 8 air fresheners, detected in three separate cases by the Mobile Customs Teams.

In the first case, during control of a Macedonian registered car, driven by a Macedonian national at the border crossing point Blace, entrance section, in nylon bags placed in the boot the customs officers found 2,009 pieces of mobile phone and video game spare parts (protective glasses, masks, batteries and headsets, modulators, video game joysticks and car transmitters). The goods were impounded and a request for misdemeanor proceedings will be filed against the driver.

In the second case, during inspection of a Bulgarian registered truck, declared for import customs clearance on a trailer at the Customs Office Tabanovce Motorway, the customs officers found 256 pieces of tools and spare, 47 pieces of auto parts, 90kg of washing powder, 70 deodorant, 36 liters of juice and 8 air fresheners in the tractor cabin and in the loading area of the trailer. The undeclared products were impounded and misdemeanor charges will be brought against the driver.

In the third case, during control of goods originating in Switzerland, destined for an importer from the village of Slepche, Demir Hisar, declared for import customs clearance at the Customs Office Struga, the customs officers found undeclared 9 pieces of technical goods (power tool, coffee machine, karaoke machine and glass dryer). The undeclared products were impounded and misdemeanor charges will be brought against the importer.

- 15 pieces of Mini Game consoles Anniversary Edition and 44 Youngke and Surrker manual electric stain removers detected during control of a Macedonian car, driven by a Macedonian national, at the border crossing point Bogorodica, entrance section. The undeclared products were found in several places in the vehicle - in a bag placed in the boot, in the spare tire area, in a jacket bag on the rear seat, in several boxes placed in front of the front passenger seat and in the front door compartments. They were impounded and a request for misdemeanor procedure was brought against the driver.

Foreign cash

EUR 11,730, detected in two separate cases at the border crossing point Bogorodica.

In the first case, during personal search of a Macedonian national, driving a French registered car, declared for exit from the country, the customs officers found and seized 7,500 Euros. The passenger declared that he was carrying 1,500 Euros, but 8,000 Euros were found in the belt he was wearing. 2,000 Euros were returned to the passenger, as an amount that a resident can freely take out of the country, and a misdemeanor procedure was initiated for the committed foreign currency offense.

In the second case, during control of a Greek registered car and personal search of two Greek nationals, entering the country, the customs officers found and seized 4,230 Euros. The officers found 24,230 Euros in a handbag, placed in the boot of the vehicle and inside the driver's jacket pocket. According to the rules, 10,000 Euros were returned to the passengers, as an amount that can be freely be brought in the country, and a request for misdemeanor charges was filed against the driver who claimed responsibility for the rest of the money.

Cosmetics

- 115 pieces of cosmetics (eyeliner and eye shadows, bronzers, fond de taint, mascara, make-up bases, brushes, etc.), detected during control of a Macedonian registered minibus traveling from Skopje to Prishtina, declared for entrance in the country at the border crossing point Blace. The undeclared products, found in the luggage of a Macedonian national – passenger on the minibus were impounded and appropriate action will be taken against the perpetrator.

Migrant

A mobile customs team prevented an attempted for illegal entry of a passenger in the country.

On 29th December 2019 at about 11:00 am, an Indian national, holder of an Italian ID driving an Italian registered car arrived at the border crossing point Bogorodica, entrance section. During the inspection of the vehicle, the officers found an illegal migrant in the boot of the vehicle covered with a blanket, who, according to his statement, was an Indian national.

The case was handed over to the police officers at the border crossing point for further processing.

 

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