According to information reaching our newsroom, Grace Elizabeth Fung-Fook, 21, who resides at West End, Tortola was arrested for the alleged offence of Failure to Declare Monies to Customs on March 24, 2021.
Fung-Fook was reportedly about to board a LIAT flight to St Maarten when some $12,604.47, along with other foreign currencies, was discovered in Fung Fook's luggage by Customs Officers at Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island.
Our newsroom was told that $7000.00 was discovered in a white envelope in her luggage and the remainder in her backpack.
Fung-Fook allegedly declined a $5000.00 fine.
Bail was; however, granted in the sum of $7000.00 with one signed surety and was scheduled to make an appearance at the Magistrate’s Court today, March 25, 2021.