Custom officers seize over $360,000 at border

Custom officers seize over $360,000 at border
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POSTED: Monday, May 6, 2013 - 10:46am

UPDATED: Monday, May 6, 2013 - 10:47am

Custom and Border Protection officers seized $360,025 in unreported currency from a Mexican citizen who was attempting to enter into Mexico.

On Thursday evening, of May 2, officers working at the Hidalgo Reynosa International bridge encountered a blue 2005 Dodge Dakota truck attempting to cross the border, the driver was referred to a secondary inspection where officers noted irregularities within the vehicle and discovered some hidden packages.

Custom officers seized 36 packages of currency total ling $360,025 in unreported money, arrested the driver and seized the vehicle.

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