59 kilos of smuggled amber worth of 9 million UAH seized at Odesa customs. PHOTOS

A woman carrying 59 kilos of amber was detained in the Odesa airport.

Head of the Odesa Customs Office Yulia Marushevska wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

"I was present during the detention and seizure this night. A middle-aged woman departing to Istanbul from the Odesa airport was transporting 59 kilos of amber in her suitcases. It was worth of about 9 million UAH ($360,000). The undeclared stones were uncovered by the inspector scanning luggage. The delinquent was released at around 3 a.m. after she had paid 1,700 hryvnia fine (about $68)," Marushevska wrote.

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/p361026