NOGALES, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A Mexican man is under arrest after Customs officers caught him with $106,893 in unreported cash at the port of entry.
Customs and Border Protection officers and Border Patrol agents found the cash in a cooler being carried by 54-year-old Gamaliel Gonzales De Dios. They took a closer look at him on Friday after he declared $1,000 in U.S. currency.
Authorities found he was actually carrying $1,893, and there was more. Further inspection revealed 23 packages containing an additional $105,000 in unreported U.S. currency concealed in a cooler he was carrying.