Customs seizes over €13,000 in cash from Kiev-bound traveller

The Maltese man, who was travelling to Kiev via Istanbul, was allowed to travel and will be taken to court upon his return

European law stipulates that passengers traveling with more than €10,000 in cash to or from any EU country are obliged to submit a declaration to Customs
European law stipulates that passengers traveling with more than €10,000 in cash to or from any EU country are obliged to submit a declaration to Customs

Customs officials stationed at the airport this morning seized €13,650 from a Maltese man travelling to Kiev via Istanbul.

According to the Customs Department, the man claimed the cash was “traveling money.”

European law stipulates that passengers traveling with more than €10,000 in cash to or from any EU country are obliged to submit a declaration to Customs.

The economic crimes unit was informed and the man was allowed to travel and will be taken to court upon his return, the Customs Department said.



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