By: Kuo Chung-han
Taipei, May 23 (CNA) A Japanese man carrying a large sum of undeclared cash in US
dollars, Japanese yen and Singapore dollars, worth more than US$88,000, had 88 percent of the cash he was carrying confiscated by customs officers at Taipei Songshan Airport last Saturday.
The man, who was about to board a flight to Japan, was found to be carrying US$16,400, 4.3 million Japanese yen (US$38,702) and 46,890 Singapore dollars (US$33,795) in his suitcase, according to a press release from the Customs Administration under the Ministry of Finance on Monday.
The officers allowed the man to leave with US$10,000 but confiscated the remaining cash. [FULL STORY]