€400,000 cash smuggler foiled at Alicante airport

Money seized by the Guardia Civil

GUARDIA CIVIL seized €400,000 from a Chinese man who intended to board a plane to Viena from El Altet Airport.

He was carrying the money wrapped in tin foil and inside two tins. There was €393,000 in his case and €4,000 in his hand luggage.

The money was handed over to the Bank of Spain and proceedings have started against him for violating EU rules regarding movement of money.  

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    • David Longworth

      02 April 2013 • 17:09

      Excellent work to the Guardia Civil I bet those Officers had big smiles on their faces.

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