Man accused of trying to smuggle $465K out of Ariz - FOX 35 News Orlando

Man accused of trying to smuggle $465K out of Ariz

Updated:

NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) - A Mexican man has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle nearly $465,000 in undeclared cash out of southern Arizona.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers conducting outbound inspections at the Dennis DeConcini Port of Entry in Nogales selected a pickup truck for further inspection.

During the search, a CBP canine alerted officers to the unreported money hidden in a night stand with other household items.

The vehicle, items and cash were seized.

Federal authorities didn't release the man's name, age or hometown Thursday.

They say the man and the seized property were turned over to state and local authorities for further processing.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow

35 Skyline Drive
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 644-3535
News Tips: (866) 55-FOX35

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices