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CBP officers seize $205,500

CBP officers seize $205,500

By Kristie Smith. CREATED May 8, 2013

LUKEVILLE, Ariz.(KGUN9-TV) - Two Mexican nationals were arrested for trying to smuggle $205,500 of unreported U.S. currency Monday.

According to Customs and Border Protection officials, officers conducted an inspection on a 2000 Toyota sedan.

CBP officers say the occupants of the sedan, Laura Reyna, 33, and Ruperto Garcia, 33 had nothing to declare. However, officers found 22 bundles of U.S. currency in the panel's of the sedan. Both the cash and sedan were seized.

Reyna and Garcia were referred to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations.