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Airline passenger arrested inside Chiapas International with half a million pesos in cash

Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas — An airline passenger found in possession of half a million pesos in cash has been detained. National Guard (GN) detained the unnamed man at the Ángel Albino Corzo International Airport in Chiapa de Corzo.

The cash was located by agents in a security filter during an X-ray of his luggage prior to boarding his flight. A physical inspection of the bag revealed the bundled cash. Agents reported locating several bundles of bills in denominations of 200, 500 and 1,000 pesos.

When counted, agents found 510,000 pesos in national currency. The traveling man was without any declaration for the cash and was arrested. His final destination was the city of Monterrey, Nuevo León.