Bulk cash smugglers continue to attempt to move cash into Mexico, notwithstanding that they cannot deposit their greenbacks there anymore. Customs & Border Protection officers arrested Nereida Moreno-Izaguirre*, a bus passenger. at the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Crossing, when she attempted to smuggle $100,186 into Mexico. The money was secreted in her luggage, handbag, and on her person.
Moreno admitted that she received $200 for every $10,000 that she smuggled out of the United States. A Mexican national who is a lawful permanent resident of America, bond was denied to her by the Magistrate.
* Case No.: 12-mj-02475 (SD TX).