In Belarus, condemn Russian for smuggling 34 thousand dollars

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A criminal case was initiated in Belarus against the Russians, accused of attempting to illegally transport across the border 34 thousand dollars in value, two citizens of the Russian Federation will be brought to administrative responsibility, said on Wednesday the press service of the Grodno regional customs of Belarus.

«Attempts to bring into the territory of the Eurasian economic Union cash without declaring turned to the citizens of the Russian Federation on administrative and criminal responsibility», — stated in the message on the website of the customs.

According to the Agency, the Russians followed from Lithuania through the checkpoint «Benyakoni» on the car. For the border, they chose «green» corridor, thereby stating about the absence of goods subject to mandatory written Declaration.

«However, the employees of the Grodno regional customs during the customs operations discovered in a movable Luggage the driver and two passengers cash in the equivalent of over 16 thousand $ 21 thousand and $ 34 thousand dollars, respectively,» — said the press service.

The Department explained that according to the customs legislation of the EEU, one-time import or export of cash exceeding the equivalent of 10 thousand dollars, they are subject to mandatory Declaration in written form.

The attitude of Russians carrying 34 thousand dollars, a criminal case under article «Contraband» and he was arrested. The sanction of article provides for a fine, or restriction of freedom for a period from two to five years, or imprisonment for the same term.

The other two Russians will be brought to administrative responsibility. The sanction of article of the code of administrative offences of the Republic provides for the confiscation of undeclared cash that exceed the allowed limit.

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