Two Czech nationals caught at London’s Heathrow airport certain for Dubai with 1.2 million kilos ($1.58 million) of their suitcases have been charged with cash laundering, the British authorities stated on Friday.
The pair, a person aged 37 and a lady aged 26, had been stopped by border officers at 0900 GMT on Nov. 8. The banknotes had been present in three suitcases and two hand-luggage luggage.
“Clamping down on the export of undeclared money from the UK is important in our battle towards organized legal gangs,” minister Chris Philp stated in a press release.
It’s the second giant money seizure in a bit of over a month after a lady was stopped in October, additionally certain for Dubai, with money price 1.9 million kilos.