The mobile teams of the Customs Service found about 1.5 million Ukrainian hryvnas, 246,000 Russian rubles and over 8 kilograms of caviar in the car of a Moldovan citizen. The man is under investigation for currency smuggling in large proportions.
The offender was detained in Anenii Noi, following the verification of information, held by the Center Service mobile teams.
The money and caviar were hidden in a bag, placed in the fuel tank, but also in other areas inside the car.
The person was detained for a period of 72 hours; a criminal case for contraband was initiated. If found guilty, the man faces a punishment by imprisonment from 3 to 10 years.