Custom officers seize over $360,000 in unreported U.S. currency
POSTED: Monday, May 6, 2013 - 8:45am
UPDATED: Monday, May 6, 2013 - 11:48am
HIDALGO CITY, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — 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.