‘Nothing to declare’ Russian busted smuggling 26000 diamonds

Monday 11th March, 2013

Russia A Russian passenger trying to smuggle in 26,000 diamonds was detained at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport on his way back from Dubai. “Various gemstones were found during the customs inspection. There were diamonds of different colors and cuts packed in plastic bags,” said the press service of the Federal Customs Service of Russia on Monday.The diamonds are worth about 5 million rubles (about US$163,000) according to preliminary estimates in the media.The baggage also contained 249 boxes with iPhone5s and five other devices that were not packed.The man, who appears to be an unemploye…

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