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Nogales CBP Officers Seize Unreported Currency

Release Date: 
July 27, 2015
CBP officers at the DeConcini crossing conducting outbound inspections located and seized unreported currency from the seats of a smuggling vehicle, before it could cross into Mexico.

CBP officers at the DeConcini crossing conducting outbound inspections located and seized unreported currency from the seats of a smuggling vehicle, before it could cross into Mexico.

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 24-year-old Mexican national Wednesday (July 22) for failing to declare more than $65,000 in U.S. currency when he attempted to cross into Mexico through the Port of Nogales.

Officers conducting outbound inspections at the Dennis DeConcini crossing selected a Ford sedan, driven by Marco Allan Nevarez-Guzman of Magdalena, Sonora, Mexico, for further inspection and found unreported money hidden behind the vehicle’s seats.

Officers processed the vehicle and currency for seizure, arrested and referred Nevarez to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.

Last modified: 
February 9, 2017