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Man heading for Cuba found carrying hundreds of thousands in four currencies

Cancun, Q.R. — A man discovered carrying an unclaimed envelope of cash has been arrested at the Cancun International Airport.

The arrest took place after police discovered the man was carrying hundreds of thousands in cash in four currencies. Federal police say they arrested U.K. of Japanese nationality after he was found carrying an envelope that contained 381,427 Mexican peso, $1,342 US dollars, 10,000 Japanese yen and 38.75 Cuban peso.

The currencies were not declared, hence his arrest. Police say the man was headed for a flight to the city of Havana, Cuba. He was presented before the Tax Administration Service at the airport.