Currency flight continues unabated from Iraq. Customs & Border Protection Officers at Detroit Metropolitan Airport seized $271,463, in US & Iraqi currency, from two travelers arriving from Amman, Jordan, after they failed to declare the cash in their luggage. Hekmat Bahnam & Hedeel Bahnam, Iraqis residing in the US, were reportedly charged* with Bulk Cash Smuggling and Failure to Declare. The defendants arrived via Montreal, on a Royal Jordanian flight.
* Case No.: 13-mj-30516 (ED MI).