Nearly 300 kg of amber tried to take out the man.
Employees of the State tax administration of Poland from the Carpathians seized a record smuggling of over 275 kg of raw amber, which tried to bring into the territory of Poland, the citizen of Ukraine at the border checkpoint in korchevoi.
According to the speaker of the chamber of tax administration in Reseve Edita Habowski, amber was found in a private car on the Polish registration, at the wheel which was the citizen of Ukraine. “During inspection, officers found the design changes to the car that was used for smuggling. In total we found more than 275 kg of unpolished amber,” added Habovka.
It is estimated that for the transportation of such quantities of amber provides a value-added tax in the amount of 63 thousand PLN (by over 14 thousand euros).
It is noted that since the beginning of 2018, while monitoring in the Polish-Ukrainian border crossing points in Podkarpackie Voivodeship was seized from the smuggling of approximately 600 kg of amber. In 2017, the number of illegal goods amounted to 424 kg of amber.
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