North Korean detained by Vladivostok customs for "large scale" cash smuggling | NK News
July 15, 2024

North Korean detained by Vladivostok customs for “large scale” cash smuggling

DPRK citizen, a ship captain, caught carrying USD$180,000 in cash

Authorities at Vladivostok's Pervomaisky customs post on Tuesday detained a North Korean citizen for bringing USD$180,000 in undeclared cash into Russia, local customs officials reported.

The money - more than 18 times the legal limit - was being kept in black plastic bags, photos released by customs suggest.

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