Three passengers who were stopped at Ercan airport, face legal action after attempting to leave the TRNC carrying cash in amounts above the permitted legal limit.
According to a police bulletin, one person was found to be carrying 15,000 US$, a second traveller was carrying 15,000 US$ and the third person was attempting to leave the country carrying 15,800 US$. All three failed to declare these amounts to the authorities.
The permitted amount of cash that may be taken out of the TRNC is 10,000 euros (11.974 US$) or its equivalent.
Kibris News Agency