CBP Seizes $304K Hidden in Car

POSTED: Friday, November 4, 2011 - 1:06pm

UPDATED: Friday, November 4, 2011 - 4:24pm

EL PASO- U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and U.S. Border Patrol agents working at the El Paso port of entry seized $304,389 Tuesday afternoon.

The money was discovered hidden in a vehicle that was leaving the U.S. at the Bridge of the Americas international crossing.

Agents and a currency-sniffing dog, Bora, found the money hidden in a car driven by a 22-year-old female.


“There is no limit to how much currency travelers can import or export however under U.S. law they must report amounts exceeding $10,000 to CBP at the time of the arrival or departure,” said Hector Mancha, U.S. Customs and Border Protection El Paso port director. “Travelers who do not follow federal currency reporting requirements run the risk of losing their currency and may potentially face criminal charges.”

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I bet all the money they found belongs to the Juarez Cartel. With the help of the DEA, ICE and even CIA agencies from the U.S. the Juarez Cartel along with every other Cartel in Mexico is being broken down except the Sinaloa cartel. They even helped them with an operation called "fast and furios", supplying them with weapons and helping with the killing of thousands of Mexican people. Who is the real "Devil" or mafia in Mexico?

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