Investigators from Berlin customs found almost one million euros in cash hidden in a sports bag. The main customs office in Berlin previously investigated suspected illegal work and embezzlement. When searching a child’s room in the district of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, the investigators finally found what they were looking for.

The main customs office in Berlin confiscated almost one million euros in a child’s room. In the course of a search, the cash was found in a sports bag in the closet, the authority said on Tuesday. Photos showed several cases with bundles of money, such as 100 and 200 euro bills. According to customs information, it was a total of 990,000 euros.

According to a customs spokesman, the financial control unit for illegal work had already been deployed on Tuesday last week in the Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf district. The background is investigations on behalf of the public prosecutor against, among other things, a former managing director in the transport and logistics industry. The suspicion: The man is accused of withholding wages and embezzling them.