Undeclared cash intercepted on passenger travelling to Istanbul

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

€11,650 of undeclared cash were elevated by the anti money laundering team at the Malta International airport’s departure lounge.

In a statement issued, the Malta Customs explained that during routine checks by the Customs Canine Section and the Customs Anti-money laundering team, Sophie the customs K9 discovered undeclared cash on a passenger leaving the island.

The passenger was travelling to Istanbul.

The passenger declared he had less than €10,000. However, following searches on himself and his luggages, €11,650 were elevated.

The passenger was fined accordingly.