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Smuggled amber of $1 million was arrested in Ukraine’s Zakarpattia region

Smuggled amber of $1 million was arrested in Ukraine’s Zakarpattia region

Officers of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) jointly with the Prosecutor’s office blocked the export of smuggled amber with the weight of more than one ton to the European countries in Zakarpattia region. The press office of the SBU reports.

‘Law enforcement officers found a local resident with illegally extracted sunstone in VAN at “Luzhnyky” customs post. The stuff was placed in trunk compartment and was packed into travel bags. Operational services established that one of the customs officers facilitated the smuggling of the amber across the state border of Ukraine,’ SBU reports.