Ex Ukraine MP’s wife caught with $28 million cash in Hungary
The wife of former Ukrainian Member of Parliament Kotvytskyy was caught by authorities in neighbouring Hungary with US$ 28 million dollars and 1.3 million euros in cash - stashed in suitcases - as she was trying to flee the war-torn country, Belarussian media outlet NEXTA reported citing unnamed Ukrainian sources.
NEXTA shared a photograph of six suitcases stuffed full of cash.
Hungarian authorities ensured the amount was declared in accordance with the law.
The gigantic sum involved has raised eyebrows, with many on Twitter wondering if the ex MP's wife had thought to donate some to the Ukrainian people to procure basic necessities like food, water, medicines and diapers for children.
One Twitter user wondered: "How does someone have $28 million in CASH? In a war zone...!?"
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