$464k unreported money seized by CBP - WSFA.com: News Weather and Sports for Montgomery, AL.

$464k unreported money seized by CBP

Posted: Updated:
Picture provided by DHS Picture provided by DHS
Picture provided by DHS Picture provided by DHS
  • More newsMore>>

  • SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

    SKorean president: Ferry crew actions 'murderous'

    Monday, April 21 2014 5:53 AM EDT2014-04-21 09:53:20 GMT
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous acts" in the disaster, which left more than 300 people dead or missing.More >>
    South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behavior," while criticism of her own government's handling of the disaster...More >>
  • Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

    Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

    Monday, April 21 2014 4:13 AM EDT2014-04-21 08:13:40 GMT
    From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to resist. Perhaps that's why the saga of...More >>
    From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to resist. Perhaps that's why the saga of missing...More >>
  • After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

    After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

    Monday, April 21 2014 3:06 AM EDT2014-04-21 07:06:47 GMT
    For years, state and local officials have conducted a "tabletop exercise" before the Boston Marathon, a meeting that allows them to study a map of the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Boston's Copley Square...More >>
    For years, state and local officials have conducted a "tabletop exercise" before the Boston Marathon, a meeting that allows them to study a map of the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Boston's Copley Square and plan...More >>
NOGALES, AZ (CBS5) -

A total of $464,250 unclaimed U.S. money was found in a nightstand in the back a Ford truck that was trying to enter Mexico through the Nogales port of entry by Customs and Border Protection officers Wednesday night.

The Ford truck was selected for a secondary inspection where a CBP canine alerted officers to the hidden money in the nightstand. A male Mexican national was driving the truck and told officers that he had just purchased the nightstand along with other household items, according to CBP.

The man and was arrested for attempting to smuggle the $464,250 unreported U.S. currency. He along with the truck, household items and money were turned over to state and local authorities for further processing.

Copyright2013 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow