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CJ EU. Obligation to declare cash over €10,000 applies international transit areas airports located territory Member States
Luxembourg, Luxembourg - Judgment in Case C-17/16 Oussama El Dakkak and Intercontinental SARL v Administration des douanes et droits indirects
"In 2010, the Benin company, Intercontinental, instructed El Dakkak to transport American dollars (USD) from Cotonou (Benin) to Beirut (Lebanon) by airplane, with a transit stop at Roissy-'Charles de Gaulle' airport (France). Whilst in transit at that airport, he was checked by the customs officials who found that he was in possession of $1,607,650 (approximately €1,511,545) and €3,900 in cash. He...
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