On July 20 at the international airport "Borispol" the staff of SBU detained the citizen of Ukraine who has arrived from Nicaragua through Amsterdam who tried to import an illicit way into Ukraine party of the raw Colombian emeralds.
The malefactor hid valuable baggage weighing more than a half a kilogram in double day of a traveling bag, having packaged emeralds in 8 polyethylene bags, reported the UNIAN in a press - the SBU center.
By a preliminary estimate, the market cost of the detained smuggling exceeds 4 million UAH
It is established that further the smuggler planned to increase quantity of trips and smuggling volume. On these goods in Ukraine already there were regular customers - the separate enterprises which are engaged in production and realization of ready jewelry. After the corresponding processing the cost of emeralds increased by 2-3 times.
The SBU concerning the smuggler brought criminal case on signs of the crime provided p.1 Art. 201 (smuggling) of the Criminal code of Ukraine. The consequence proceeds.