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Customs busts man with cash to spare

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Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection
Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection Source: U.S. Customs & Border Protection

NOGALES, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A man is under arrest for suspicion of trying to smuggle more than $321,000 in unreported currency into Mexico through the Dennis DeConcini Port.

Customs and Border Protection officers and Border Patrol agents say they pulled over a truck driven by Mauricio Antonio Romero, a 27-year-old U.S. citizen, for additional inspection. Officers found 33 packages of currency hidden in a spare tire.

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