Counterfeit Money Seized at Port of Entry

POSTED: Thursday, May 21, 2009 - 7:33am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:33am

Customs officers at the Progreso International Bridge seized counterfeit money from a woman returning to the U.S. from Mexico.

Officers on Monday inspected the woman's pickup truck and personal belongings and found 35 counterfeit U.S. twenty dollar bills hidden in her handbag. The 46 year-old Edinburg woman was arrested by Secret Service agents and she remains in federal custody.

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