Woman Detained for Attempting to Smuggle Cash into Mexico
Law enforcement found more than chips inside a potato chip can at one port of entry in Brownsville on Thursday.
Agents and officers, working outbound enforcement operations at the Gateway International bridge, came in contact with a female pedestrian as she attempted to cross into Mexico. Agents inspected her packages and found a large amount of money hidden within a potato chip can and shampoo bottle. The amount of the money added up to $92,000 dollars and the female was detained and handed over to ICE agents for further investigation.