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| 22 January 2022, Saturday |

Hidden Lebanese banknotes seized at an Iraqi airport – Photos

Today, Monday, the Iraqi Federal Intelligence and Investigation Agency seized Lebanese banknotes hidden inside sweet boxes at the Najaf Governorate Airport.

In a press statement, the agency stated, “It was able, in cooperation with a detachment of customs, and by checking passengers arriving at Najaf Airport, to arrest a foreign traveler in possession of a large amount of Lebanese currency”, adding, “The currency was hidden inside sweet boxes.”

The agency indicated that legal measures were taken against the traveler with whom the currency was seized.