On Saturday evening, June 27, border guards of the Odessa group black sea port intercepted a truck illegally tried to carry across the border a batch of amber. The incident occurred when the guards were issued the documents on the ship, which was followed in Turkey.
“In the black sea port border guards together with customs officers carried out a clearance of the ship “Sea Partner” to travel to Turkey. About 20:00 in customs and border control arrived cargo vehicle “Mercedes” Turkish register under control of the citizen of Turkey. As a result of the inspection of the vehicle pogranichno-the customs group has found hidden in the driver’s cab “sun stone”, – stated in the message.
It is specified that the citizen of Turkey was well prepared for the trip: amber was packaged in plastic bags and hidden in the lining of the bed. Just managed to find nearly 23 kg of stones, of which 16 kg has already been processed.
The preliminary cost of the stones is approximately 310 000.
In Odessa detained the truck, which tried to hold amber across the border. Video: dpsu.gov.ua