Tag: undeclared cash
The passenger was fined due to the excess undeclared cash as per legislation.
The passenger was travelling to Istanbul.
Two men heading to Istanbul were found to carry a little over €23,000 in undeclared cash thanks to the keen nose of sniffer dog Peter.
Any cash or signed cheques valued €10,000 or more, are to be declared to Customs when travelling to, through and from Malta, as well as other EU countries.
The passenger agreed to an out of court settlement agreement and fined as per legislation.
The passenger failed to declare the excess cash and upon being screened by the Canine Unit, the sniffer dog, Stan, gave a positive indication which resulted in a physical search of the passenger’s belongings. Subsequently, €22,130 were elevated from the luggage.
Undeclared cash, live animals and marijuana seized this week by the Customs department. The undeclared cash was intercepted in 7 different cases
A Turkish professional gambler was granted bail following having been caught with €45,000 in undeclared cash at the Malta International Airport on Tuesday.