A new scam at the seaside. In an exchange office in the resort of Sunny Beach foreign currencies were exchanged with old Bulgarian banknotes.
The incident took place on the morning of August 16 on the central alley in the resort. At a street exchange, a Moldovan received for the amount of 150 euros its equivalent in Bulgarian levs - 300 levs (BGN), but an old issue of banknotes.
All beaches on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast are officially open to tourists as of June 1.
The largest southern tourist resort in Bulgaria, Sunny Beach, also started the season today.
There are mainly Bulgarians and Romanian tourists in the resort, who started coming to Bulgaria after the requirement for presenting negative PCR test result upon nerty to the country was lifted.
The special police operation to counter drug production and trafficking was carried out yesterday by officers of the Criminal Police Department with the Ministry of Interior Directorate in Burgas and their colleagues from the Regional Police Department in Nessebar, under the supervision of the Prosecutor's Office.