A total of €51,988 in undeclared cash were intercepted by Customs Malta at the Malta International Airport during the month October 2022.
The cash was intercepted in 4 separate cases whereby a Russian, two Ukrainians and a Libyan man were found to be carrying substantial amounts of undeclared cash.
They were all en route to Istanbul before they were stopped by Customs Malta. All passengers were offered an out-of-court settlement to which they all agreed upon and subsequently fined.
Since January 2022, Customs Malt intercepted up to €750,204 in undeclared cash in 52 separate cases.