Motorist caught with 770,000 euro in tank

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OSNABRÜCK, germany – German police on the motorway at Gildehaus, just over the border at Oldenzaal, a motorist is held from the Netherlands was on its way with 770,000 euro ’in the bag’. That amount was professionally hidden in the fuel tank. He is Friday at Osnabrück, brought up on suspicion of money laundering. His nationality is not disclosed.

Ⓒ Hauptzollamt Osnabrück

The 35-year-old man during a large-scale control, in which also the Dutch customs and police participated, to the side directed. He stated 3000 euros cash. When the agents in the glove compartment again, 4550 euro saw, they decided the vehicle to a garage for extensive research. There were a total of 28 packets of banknotes from the fuel tank out.

The massive politieactie, referred to the crime in the border region to fight, also supplied 25 offences. In a total of 3.2 pounds of marijuana seized. Sixteen people received a report, due, inter alia, the submission of a false driver’s license or tax fraud. Fifteen people are sitting in pre-trial detention.

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