Customs Officers held an individual at the Malta International Airport who was carrying €5,400 more than what is permissible by the law.
The person was caught during a random search while attempting to leave Malta with €15,400. In a press release, the Customs Department stated that the man decided to forfeit the extra €5,400.
There have been 38 similar cases this year. The total amount of undeclared cash that has been seized is €891,936.