C.B.P. News Release

Arizona CBP Officers Responsible for Seizures Totaling More Than $1 Million in Cash in February

More Than Half Seized in 11-Day Period

(Tuesday, March 01, 2011)

Tucson, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers continue to effectively interdict undeclared cash heading into Mexico. In the month of February, CBP officers were involved in the seizure of approximately $1,021,000 in illicit cash. In an 11-day period, more than $639,950 of the illicit cash was seized along with the arrest of four people.

“Our officers are fully engaged in efforts to deny criminal organizations the money they need to operate,