When a person is traveling, he feels extremely hungry. The long time spent on flights, ferries, or cars can trigger hunger inside you. You get plenty of food joints like Domino. But what if you order a Subway sandwich but have to pay $2,664 for the sandwich? The same hs happened to an Australian Model named Jessica Lee. The model was charged a huge amount of fine by the customs authorities at the Australian airport.
You must be wondering about the reason behind this fine. The reason behind the heavy fine was that the model failed to declare two of the sandwich ingredients to the customs officers when she landed in Europe from her tour. The incident was shared by the 19-year-old model Jessica o her social media handle and soo after, the video went viral getting thousands of views.
The Australian model was traveling to Australia from Europe and as she felt hungry, she bought a foot-long Subway sandwich at Singapore airport at her stopover. The model purchased the sandwich after an 11-hour long and tiring flight. As per ‘The Sun’, She revealed in the video saying “I ate six inches before my second flight and then saved the other six inches for the flight which they’re more than happy with”.
Jessica Lee was not even able to finish her foot-long sandwich and have not declared the meal upon her arrival at the Australia airport customs. Lee added “ “I thought the little declaration thing you do is for your carry-ons and your luggage, so I didn’t tick chicken and I didn’t tick lettuce”. This resulted in a huge fine of $2,664 that the model has to pay within 28 days. Recently, Jessica left her job and was wondering how she will be able to pay her rent and this hefty fine amount.
She concluded “ “I am very aware this is my mistake and I do take ownership; I am paying the fine. Don’t copy my expensive mistakes”. Countless reactions came after this bizarre incident of the Subway sandwich and people were having their own thoughts on the same. Some concluded that Jessica should have already learned the guidelines of her own country, while others said that she should have been given a warning so that the heavy fine should be avoided.
What do you think about this news? Do you also feel that charging this much amount was fair enough? Comment your views!