Monday, September 28, 2009
By Steven L. Taylor

Via CNN:  ICE reports record cash seizures in Mexico, Colombia.

U.S. officials working with authorities in Mexico and Colombia have seized about $41 million in cash hidden in shipping containers, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency announced Monday.

The U.S. agency, commonly called ICE, says the seizures were made September 9-18. It called them the largest bulk cash container seizures in Colombia and the largest for the agency since its inception.

Of course, I have commented on “record seizures” before (such as here).

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One Response to “A Record Seizure of Cash”

  1. Mike de la Loyola Says:

    Why would you ever be skeptical?

    24 Million in Seized Drug Money Stolen in Colombia

    BOGOTA – Some $24 million in drug-trafficking proceeds that was found hidden in two containers of ammonium nitrate has been stolen from Colombia’s Caribbean port of Cartagena, police said Friday.

    The two containers with the chemicals and money inside were illegally removed from the El Bosque wharf after being confiscated, and “their whereabouts are unknown,” the regional commander of Colombia’s Anti-Narcotics Police, Col. Vladimir Materon, told reporters…

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