Two Kuwaitis Arrested For Possessing 61,140 Dollar
The Egyptian security authorities have arrested two Kuwaitis, believed to be 27 and 30 years old respectively for possessing $61,140. The men were arrested at the Sharm el-Sheikh Airport before boarding the Kuwait Airways flight to Kuwait. The money was hidden in their baggage and during interrogation the men admitted to gambling. They said they made the money in a casino in Egypt. Foreign monetary laws allow a passenger to carry not more than $10,000 or its equivalent. The money has been confiscated, a case has been filed and the men have been referred to the Public Prosecution in Egypt.