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Customs catch pensioner with €300,000 in cash
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Customs catch pensioner with €300,000 in cash

14.03.2012 From our online archive
During customs control in the border region of Trier, a pensioner from northern Germany was discovered with 300,000 euros in cash after returning home from a trip to Luxembourg.

(ADW) During customs control in the border region of Trier, a pensioner from northern Germany was discovered with 300,000 euros in cash after returning home from a trip to Luxembourg.

The old lady was forced to hand over the money as it exceeded the allowed limit of 10,000 euros.

As she tried to hide her valuable luggage the woman must also pay a fine. Added to the pensioner’s woes, the tax authorities were also alerted to the affair.