In the Moscow international airport «Sheremetyevo» detained a 66-year-old citizen of Israel, who arrived on a flight from tel Aviv who tried to smuggle undeclared earrings with precious stones, the cost of which is estimated at over 28 million rubles (almost half a million U.S. dollars), the Agency reports city news «Moscow» with reference to the press service of Sheremetyevo customs.
As explained in the press service, the questions of the inspector about the presence of goods subject to mandatory customs Declaration, the woman told them she does not. However, during the inspection in a jacket pocket of a passenger was discovered earrings made of white metal with inserts in transparent stones. Then the woman explained that it took the personal jewelry on a holiday.
According to the expert, the earrings have a diamond weight of 9.47 carats, and the total market value amounts to 28,4 million rubles. Thus, the amount of unpaid customs duties amounted to 8.3 mln In the actions of women are discernible signs of a crime under part 2 of article 194 of the criminal code («Evasion of customs payments collected from organizations or natural persons in especially large size»), the report says the Agency «Moscow».
Site Life published photos of the jewelry with diamonds, who tried to smuggle Israeli.