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Customs Canine Charlie intercepts €38,585 in undeclared cash at the MIA

€15,000 in undeclared cash were intercepted by Customs Canine Charlie after giving a positive indication on a checked-in luggage at the MIA loading tunnel.

At the Departures Lounge, Charlie also made a positive indication on a Maltese passenger who was travelling with his wife and daughter. A thorough search of the passengers resulted in the find of €22,000 in the male passenger’s jacket, €1,230 in his wallet and another €355 in the female passenger’s purse.

The Maltese woman and daughter were given an allowance of €10,000 each whilst the male passenger was offered an out-of-court settlement which he agreed to and signed for the rest of the money (€18,585) and was administered a fine.