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Media Release – Abalone worth R1.6-million seized

Media Release – Abalone worth R1.6-million seized

15 October 2021 – The South African Revenue Service (SARS), through its Customs division, seized dried abalone worth R1.6-million hidden in a trailer of a taxi at the Lebombo border. The intention was to illegally import the abalone into South Africa from Mozambique. The abalone was packed in 21 boxes and weighed 460 kg.

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