Tax police seized half a million hryvnia during attempt to export it from occupied territory. PHOTOS

Phantom division of the tax police in cooperation with the Security Service of Ukraine and the border guards detained a batch of cash which was illegally exported from the territory occupied by the militants.

Censor.NET reports citing the the press service of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine.

A car was stopped at Zaitseve checkpoint located in the S sector. Hidden cash in Ukrainian hryvnia and Russian rubles, totaling nearly half a million hryvnia, was found under the rear seat. As the driver said, he had to deliver the cash from Luhansk to Kharkiv.

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The oficers of the Fiscal Service are investigating the origin and the destination of the money. The investigation continues.