Based on an intelligence reported by the Police department, Customs has organized proper customs control. Customs officers at the Zamiin-Uud Customs under the Customs General Administration inspected a luggage belonging to a Mongolian Citizen crossing the Mongolian border on 6 June 2014 around 5 pm through the x-ray equipment and detected a suspicious item.
The luggage was further inspected with the assistance of a sniff dog, which resulted in the detection of 3 clear items in the shape of small ice pebbles, glass smoking pipe, a glass tube, and miniature scale. The customs laboratory in Zamiin-Uud customs analyzed the ice pebbles and determined they were methamphetamine.
Clear, colorless, ice-shaped pebbles
Glass smoking pipe and a glass tube
The ice pebbles weight 1.78 g on the digital scale of the laboratory
On 07 April 2014, Customs officers from Shiveekhuren Customs House ceased an attempt to smuggle natural stones out of state border, having them concealed in the tanks of a motor vehicle.
On 11 March 2014, Customs officers from the Buyant-Ukhaa Customs detected an attempt of a PRC citizen to smuggle a total of 81 pieces of Mongolian historical and cultural valuables.
A physical inspection based on risk analysis was conducted at the Buyant-Ukhaa Customs on 1 March 2014 and the customs officers detected an attempt to smuggle 6 kg articles made from silver (precious metal) from a passenger on a plane from Istanbul to Ulaanbaatar.
On 28 February 2014, a physical inspection was conducted on goods from the US declared as old clothes. With the help of a sniff dog, customs officers from the Ulaanbaatar Customs detected large quantities of ammunitions.