AUSTRALIA: Air passengers fined A$10,000 for undeclared fruit
Two passengers who "made no effort" to declare a suitcase full of fruit on a flight from South Africa to Perth have been fined nearly A$10,000 (US$5,500). Agriculture minister Warren Truss explained that "three apples, two pears and more than eight and a half kilograms of dried apple, plums and grapes" was discovered during an X-ray examination of the couple's luggage in Perth.
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