SBU seizes 6.5 tonnes of amber from illegal "factory" in Odesa region (Photo)

21:20, 13 February 2019
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SBU press service

Over 6.5 tonnes of amber was seized in the raid, according to the SBU's Zhytomyr office's press service.

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The investigation revealed that a naturalized citizen of Ukraine organized unlawful processing of raw amber and even built a hostel for illegal workers from Central Asia he "employed".

The businessman also organized a smuggling scheme to sell jewelry made at the "factory" in one of the Asian countries.

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