an associate of the trader was reportedly caught leaving ben-gurion international airport with $140,000 worth of non-certified rough stones in his pockets.

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Israeli Bourse Expels Trader for Smuggling

The Israel Diamond Exchange has expelled a long-time bourse member for
allegedly smuggling diamonds from the Marange region of Zimbabwe, an
Israeli Diamond Institute spokesperson confirmed.  
 
An associate of the trader was reportedly caught leaving Ben-Gurion International Airport with $140,000 worth of non-certified rough stones in his pockets.  
 
Exports from Marange are currently blocked under an administrative order from the Kimberley Process.