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Turkish Nationals Attempt to Smuggle £1 Million in Trucks

More than £1m has been recovered from two trucks trying to leave the U.K. The money was concealed in the refrigerated motor housing of both vehicles on September 4 at the port of Dover.

At 2.45am Border Force officers stopped the first truck. A search revealed it was carrying approximately £830,000. Several hours later at 11am Border Force officers stopped a second truck and discovered around £330,000.

The drivers of both vehicles were Turkish nationals and working for the same company in Belgium. Both men have been charged with money laundering.

Read more at the National Crime Agency

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