Turkish Police has seized 26456 smuggled artefacts in the biggest operation against artefact smugglers spanning through four cities.
Customs officers foiled a smuggle attempt of Prehistoric artefacts at the crossing between Poland and Belarus in Bobrowniki, East Poland. The artefacts were hidden in the fuel tank of the car.
Albanian Police prevented the smuggling of 230 archaeological artefacts from ancient Apollonia. Two people were arrested in connection with these illegal activities.
Customs authorities at the Allenby Crossing between Jordan and Israel foiled smuggle of 53 historical coins dating from Roman period.
Greek Police broke up an antiquities smuggling ring, arresting nearly 30 people and securing over 2000 archaeological artefacts which are said to have been looted from sites all over Greece.