The female passenger took flight KE 686 from Ho Chi Minh City to Seoul (Korea) named P.T.T.H (38 years old), Vietnamese nationality. She carried illegally foreign currency and did not declare it to the customs officials.
The case is being investigated and legal procedures are carried out by Customs Sub-Department at the border gate of Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
Earlier, on May 8, Tan Son Nhat International Airport Customs Department also detected a female passenger named L.L.K (50 years old), Australian citizen who illegally transported the amount of foreign currency worth more than VND 300 million.
Mr. Tran Ngoc Anh, Deputy Head of Tan Son Nhat International Airport's Customs Sub-Department, told reporter: "We hope that every passenger immigrating or exiting should know the relevant laws and regulations. They should carry out the declaration to the customs officials upon entry and exit to avoid liability for failing to fulfill the obligations "