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YIHING ODECLARE? ILLEGAL, DANGEROUS & DOWNRIGHT WEIRD ITEMS CÓNFISCATED BY CUSTOMS REPTILES ON A PLANE JL Kristiansand, Norway: Ir A Norwegian man was apprehended having cleverly strapped a number of packages to his legs with women's tights & duct tape. Officials recovered ten albino leopard geckos and fourteen royal pythons for good measure. 24 REPTILES Stockholm, Sweden: Customs officials arrested a 42 year old woman with 75 live snakes in her bra. కళ్్ ్ి క కితితతినననన్ని 75SNAKES YE Manchester, UK: A 17 Philippines: A Filipino man returning to his home country from Cambodia was found to be carrying three 1.5 foot long Siamese crocodiles in his carry-on luggage. a5 year old female flew from Dubai to Manchester with her pet chameleon perched on her hat. Aided by the chameleon's ability to camouflage itself, the rouse was only spotted by security when passengers began to take photos of the woman. 1 CHAMELEON 3 CROCODILES EURO BILLIONS The battle against counterfeit goods & intellectual property theft is a constant one, EU member states shared stats and the results are quite frightening... 103.306.928 € 84.92% 75% 41.4% RFIEGHT GOODS DETAINED IN THE EU IN ONE YEAR WITH A DOMESTIC RETAIL VALUE OF. JUST 0.4% CARRIED BY AIR PASSENGERS! YOU'RE NICKED A Korean passenger was held by officials at JFK airport in New York in 2009 after it was found that he was carrying two $100,000 dollar bills - an extremely rare bill only printed in 1934, which never entered circulation. They turned out to be fake. US Border patrol stopped a Mexican man crossing the border into America in 2006 in a pick-up truck. On closer inspection using an X-ray machine they saw the outline of drivers seat, which they believed to be drugs. The packages weighing over 38 kilos, where actually a consignment of cheese. Border police promptly arrested the driver, whilst seizing the cheese and truck for failure to declare the cargo. 16 large packages stashed in a secret compartment behind the Customs officials at Miami Airport were rather taken aback after discovering a 3,000-year-old Egyptian sarcophagus in a shipment from Spain, in 2008. The mummy tomb is thought to have been stolen over 100 years ago. LAX security became suspicious of a man with tweeting trousers who was boarding a flight to Australia. It turned out that he had a whole flock of song-birds carefully strapped to his legs in an array of plastic tubes. The pygmy marmoset has an average body length ranging from 14 to 16 cm MONKEY BUSINESS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 In 2002, LAX Airport customs officials opened a man's bag from Thailand, when a bird of paradise flew out. Upon closer inspection of the bag 3 more birds where recovered. Asking the man whether he had anything else illegal he declared. "I've got two monkeys in my underpants." SOMETHING SMELLS FISHY! = In 2005, a passenger from Singapore was stopped at Melbourne airport Australia after customs officials found 51 live tropical fish hidden plastic bags underneath her skirt. 1 SKIRT 51 TROPICAL FISH DEAD ON ARRIVAL 6 HUMAN SKULLS In Greece 2006, police charged two US tourists with desecrating the dead, after recovering six human skulls in their hand luggage as they tried to leave the country. The tourists said they'd bought the skulls in a souvenir shop, thinking they were fake. NE Liverpool 2010 Police arrested two women after they tried to take the body of a dead AN relative on to a plane at Liverpool John Lennon Airport. Staff became suspicious when they tried to check in 91 year old Curt Willi Jarant, who was wearing sunglasses. The women - his widow and step-daughter - said they thought he was asleep. In 2004 Mackay Airport, Queensland, was evacuated in response to a vibrating noise coming from suspicious luggage. Just before security notified the bomb squad, the item in question was identified as a battery-powered adult sex toy. SEX, DRUGS AND ROCK & ROLL In 2011 Sao Paulo, Brazil a 20 year old Irish man was arrested by police at Congonhas airport trying to board a flight to Brussels. X-rays later revealed 72 bags of cocaine stuffed into the mans intestines containing a kilo of the class A drug. Beatles bopper Sir Paul McCartney was jailed for 10 days in 1980 after a customs agent at Tokyo's Narita Airport seized 7.7 ounces of marijuana from his luggage. Meet the latest agents who's job it is to sniff out any suspect packages... Sniffer Bees. BEE WARNED Sniffer Bees are honey bees trained to recognise a specific odour. Similar to training a dog, bees are trained through Pavlovian conditioning (a simple association of a smell with a food reward). The insect is exposed to the odour and simultaneously rewarded with sugar solution. After 5 odour presentations the bee is trained. When the bee detects the odour it expects a food reward and extends its tongue. This response is a reflex action and is not consciously controlled by the bee. 36 Sniffer Bees are then placed in specially designed machine that can detect when the bees tongue extends to alert the presence of an illegal substance. 36 SNIFFER BEES 300 SECONDS AVG. TIME TO TRAIN 15,768,000 SECONDS SOURCES FOR GREAT TRAVEL CODES & DEALS VISIT.. Report on EU castoms enforcement of intellectual property rights Resalts at the U bonder - 2010

Anything to Declare?

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Illegal, dangerous & downright weird items confiscated by customs



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