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Customs seized high-tech equipment that they wanted to smuggle through the Triple Border

Customs seized high-tech equipment that they wanted to smuggle through the Triple Border
December 9, 2023 – 1:29 p.m.

A man attempted to enter German industrial equipment used for wireless control of heavy industrial equipment and was detected by control personnel.

Violation could mean a fine of up to $39,000,000.

Customs

The specialized agents of the General Directorate of Customs they avoided the smuggling of high tech equipment of German industry that a man wanted to smuggle into the country through Tancredo Neves International Bridge what CONECT Puerto Iguazu with Foz do Iguazu, Brazil.

The discovery occurred during a routine operation at the border crossing. A Chevrolet Prisma car with an Argentine license plate arrived at the station. Customs and the agents began with the usual questions and inspection of the vehicle.

The driver, an Argentine citizen residing in Puerto Iguazuassured that he did not have Nothing to declare. But for his nervousness, customs personnel assumed the opposite. When they searched the vehicle they found cardboard boxes on the floor of the front seat and in the back seats.

When they opened the packages they found high tech equipment which had not been declared by man, were two highly complex transmission equipment.

The man was carrying two radio-controlled equipment 2.4 Ghz Band Radio Frequencybrand HBC Radiomaticmodel ACRsystem 726 Radiobus, normally used for remote control of heavy industrial machinery such as cranes and the like. He also wore four alarms/sirens with personalized audio messages.

These are products of high technology, state-of-the-art, from German industryused for the for wireless control of heavy industrial equipment.

Since the maneuver means a violation of the Baggage Regimecustoms personnel seized the cargo valued at $13,000,000. The violation could mean a fine of up to $39,000,000.

Source: Ambito

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