Women caught smuggling gold from South Korea concealed in their rectums
Japan Times -- Feb 21
Seven South Korean women attempted to smuggle gold into Japan late last month by concealing it in their rectums, officials from Aichi Prefecture’s Chubu Airport said Tuesday.

In most gold smuggling cases uncovered at the air hub, offenders concealed the gold on their person, such as in their underwear, officials said.

According to the officials, the seven women in their 50s to 60s arrived from South Korea’s Incheon Airport trying to pass themselves off as tourists participating in a tour before being caught by metal detectors.

The gold had been processed into small nuggets and bagged in transparent pouches concealed in their rectums, according to the officials.

The women were apparently planning to retrieve the gold in rest rooms after clearing immigration and customs, the officials said.

韓国からのツアーで日本を訪れた50代から60代の女7人が金塊を腸の中に隠し、密輸を図っていたことが分かった。 新たに発覚したのは韓国籍の女7人の手口。空港関係者によれば先月、韓国からのツアーで中部空港に金塊を不正に持ち込んだという。注目すべきは、その隠し方。
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