Man attempts to smuggle $400k into Mexico - Tucson News Now

Man attempts to smuggle $400k into Mexico

than $420,000 in unreported currency is removed and seized from a suspect vehicle attempting to enter Mexico through DeConcini in Nogales (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) than $420,000 in unreported currency is removed and seized from a suspect vehicle attempting to enter Mexico through DeConcini in Nogales (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
CBP officers assigned to the Dennis DeConcini crossing locate unreported currency, while searching a suspect vehicle (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) CBP officers assigned to the Dennis DeConcini crossing locate unreported currency, while searching a suspect vehicle (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - U.S. Customs and Border Protection have arrested a man, after he attempted to smuggle $420,000 in U.S. currency across the border into Mexico, via the Dennis DeConcini crossing.  

According to CBP officials, Victor Dariel Peralta-Cohen, was pulled aside for a secondary inspection heading outbound at the Port of Nogales.  Officers found the unreported cash hidden beneath the rear seats and in the trunk of the car. 

Both the cash and car were seized for processing, said CBP officials. Peralta-Cohen was turned over to U.S. ICE/HSI. 

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