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$1.5 million seized on Interstate 5 during traffic stop

 

Last updated 1/29/2014 at Noon



CAMP PENDLETON - Border Patrol agents seized more than $1.5 million in cash from two foreign men in traffic stops on Interstate 5, federal officials said today.

A 27-year-old Uzbekistan national, a permanent U.S. resident, was stopped in a truck hauling five cars on a trailer at the North County checkpoint near Camp Pendleton about 4:30 a.m. Friday, according to the Border Patrol.

An X-ray showed anomalies in two Acura SUVs on the trailer, and a search turned up false compartments in rear bumpers that contained 49 bundles of cash totaling more than $1.4 million, according to the Border Pa...



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