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Airport passenger caught with undeclared cash

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by December 28, 2017 General
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An undeclared sum of €16,500 and 2,397 Singaporean dollars were found by Customs officials on an airport passenger arriving from Istanbul.

Customs Department said in a statement its officers stopped a Singapore national who passed through the nothing to declare channel and his luggage was passed through the X-ray machine and flagged as suspicious.

The money was found following a search on the passenger and his luggage.
A total of €10,000 were returned to the passenger while the remaining sum is being withheld pending investigations.

The passenger is expected to be arraigned this week.

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