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Customs prevented the illegal entry of 18 coins and 327 platinum ingots valued at $114 million

Customs prevented the illegal entry of 18 coins and 327 platinum ingots valued at $114 million

They were brought by a Japanese citizen who arrived at Ezeiza International Airport from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The items were seized.

General Directorate of Customs

Specialized agents of the General Directorate of Customs (DGA) they avoided the illegal entry both of coins like platinum barsothers collection coins and radiation detectors. The discovery occurred in Ezeiza International Airport.

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General Directorate of Customs

The control process began when the agency’s agents asked the usual questions to a japanese citizen who arrived in the country from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. “I have some coins”the passenger initially stated.

However, when you put your luggage through the scanner, the staff at the Customs He realized that the load was much more abundant than the man had expected. Indeed, the images revealed by the non-intrusive control method showed that he was carrying a large number of small packages.

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General Directorate of Customs

The professional verification team decided to conduct a thorough inspection of the suitcases and found nothing less than 327 platinum bars, 18 coins also platinum, three golden collector coins of important historical and heritage value and five new radiation detectors.

The maneuver means a violation of the article 977 of the Customs Codefor which the agency’s staff kidnapping the entire merchandise, whose value amounts to $114,059,961. In that framework, the penalty fee for the violation could be higher than $342,000,000.

Source: Ambito

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