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Border Patrol Seizes $3M Going to Mexico

August 27, 2016

ESCONDIDO, Calif. — The Border Patrol says it has arrested two men they believe tried to smuggle $3 million in cash into Mexico from California.

The agency says its agents tracked and stopped a Kia Forte in Escondido and found nearly $34,000 stashed in the car’s center console.

Authorities say another car sped off as the first vehicle was stopped but it was later found abandoned nearby. That car, a Volkswagen Passat, had more than $3 million packed in boxes in the trunk.

The driver was found hiding in some brush. Both men — one a U.S. citizen and the other from Mexico — were arrested on suspicion of currency smuggling.

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