In Poland, employees of National tax administrations (KAS) has prevented the import of a record consignment of smuggled amber from Ukraine through the checkpoint Dorohusk. This was announced by the Chamber of tax administration in Lublin on Thursday, may 30, writes the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
It is noted that a citizen of Ukraine carried in the truck more than 400 kg of “sun stone”. The party had previously been estimated at 8 million zlotys (1.86 million euros – ed).
Amber was Packed in bags and lay among legal goods. Polish customs officers found a large and rare stones of amber.
The driver confessed to the smuggling attempt. Ukrainian insisted he knew nothing about the illegal cargo.
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For comparison, within just 2018, Polish customs officers seized overall 1236 kg of smuggled amber amber.