In the course of an operational event conducted by the State Security Service of Andijan region, the illegal export of foreign currency in large scale to a neighboring country was prevented.
In particular, a 31-year-old native of the city of Karasu, Andijan region, attempted to export $200,000 and 4.1 million Russian rubles to Kyrgyzstan, which was prevented by law enforcement bodies.
In addition, in the Kasansay district, the State Security Service of Namangan region prevented the illegal export of $119,900 to Kyrgyzstan.
In total, foreign currencies worth over 3.6 billion soums were seized.
Currently, on the above facts, the SSS investigative bodies have opened criminal cases under the relevant articles of the Criminal Code. An investigation is underway.