SRI LANKA: GOLD SMUGGLED BY MIXING WITH SAND

Customs Today on 18th April reported a scam where sand mixed with gold was being smuggled out of Sri Lanka.  A special audit report on the matter, first reported in 2018, has been made public.  According to the report, 51 containers with gold mixed sand were smuggled overseas through the Customs.  23 containers were seized in 2017, 19 of them are still in the custody of the Customs.

http://www.customstoday.com.pk/exposed-gold-smuggled-by-mixing-with-sand/

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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