Judge’s watchdog spokeswoman caught smuggling thousands of euros

Mercè Pigem, spokeswoman for the CGPJ (a combined watchdog / committee for judges) has been caught carrying 9,500 euros in cash at a border control at the frontier with Andorra. She was travelling with her sister, who had 10,600 euros in cash in her purse. Although she technically hasn’t done anything wrong, as you only have to declare to customs if you are carrying over 10,000 euros in cash on your person, the president of Continue reading Judge’s watchdog spokeswoman caught smuggling thousands of euros

Chap found with 1,5 million euros in a suitcase

A Frenchman in a taxi has been unfortunate enough to have 1,5 million euros in cash confiscated by the coppers. It happened whilst he was in the back of the cab in Valencia. A routine traffic control stopped the taxi – the coppers were looking for unlicensed or illegal taxis, and wanted to check the papers of the driver. But the suspicious behaviour of the passenger, who was clutching a “massive” suitcase, aroused the suspicion Continue reading Chap found with 1,5 million euros in a suitcase