Sunday, July 14, 2013

Jewellery shop fined for stocking 700 carats of smuggled diamonds

Jordan Customs Department (JCD) personnel on Sunday found 700 carats of smuggled diamonds at a jewellery shop during an inspection campaign.
JCD acting director general Brig. Gen. Ameen Qudah said the owner confessed that the diamonds entered the Kingdom illegally, noting that the fines imposed on the smuggled items stood at JD22,000.
He added that the JCD staff also foiled an attempt to smuggle 314 laptops and printers found inside a bus in Amman.
The customs imposed on them amounted to JD44,000.

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