In a significant crackdown on organized crime, Bulgarian Border Police have detained ten individuals involved in migrant trafficking during a targeted operation in the Burgas area
Bulgarian Customs Officials Prevent Smuggling of Ancient Coin Treasure
Bulgarian customs official at Sofia Airport prevented on Thursday an attempt to smuggle an ancient coin treasure out of the country.
The authorities uncovered and seized a collection of 82 silver tetradrachms dating back to the rule of Philip II of Macedon in the middle of IV century B.C.
Some of the coins were minted with the image of the king, portraying him with a wreath on the head and date back to 359-336 B.C.
According to the expertise, the coins are part of a collective find and are of extraordinary cultural value.
Each of the coins is a cultural treasure as stipulated in the Cultural Heritage Act, the press service of the National Customs Agency informs.
The coins have also priceless scientific value as to date they have been completely unknown to historical studies.
The treasure should have been smuggled out of the country with a courier service from Bulgaria to the USA and the coins were concealed in three routers.
We need your support so Novinite.com can keep delivering news and information about Bulgaria! Thank you!
The Prosecutor's Office in Veliko Tarnovo is investigating the death of a 2-year-old child who died in the city's hospital
Interior Minister Kalin Stoyanov disclosed to reporters in Burgas that a highly active criminal group engaged in migrant trafficking has been dismantled
A recent survey conducted by "Trend" sheds light on concerning attitudes towards domestic violence among Bulgarians
Today, in the center of Sofia, a protest will take place following the release from court of the 37-year-old man accused in the death of 15-year-old Filip Arsov
A shocking incident unfolded in the Bulgarian town of Dupnitsa today, sending waves of concern throughout the community
In a bid to enhance road safety, Bulgarian authorities have initiated a comprehensive police operation targeting trucks and buses, set to extend throughout the week