40 kg of raw amber smuggled to Poland

19:35, 13 September 2016

A former border guard officer was trying to export out of Ukraine more than forty kilograms of raw amber. He was detained last night on the land border crossing Rava-Ruska in Lviv region between Ukraine and Poland.

This is reported by the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine. The stones were hidden under the seats in the car registered in Poland.

It is already established that the driver is a former executive of Lviv border squad, who was recently fired.

The seized amber was passed to the fiscal service for examination.