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Over $100,000 seized at Presidio port

Over $100,000 in seized currency (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) Over $100,000 in seized currency (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
PRESIDIO, TX (KWES) -

Authorities made a big discovery at the Presidio port of call.

More than $100,000 in cash was hidden in a pickup that was trying to cross from Presidio into Mexico.

Customs agents found the money hidden in the dash of pickup.

The pickup stopped at a parking lot in front of the inspection area.

After a few minutes, it pulled out of the lot and drove away.

Agents notified Homeland Security.

They found the pickup at a Presidio convenience store.

The driver, Ruben Carbajal, 31, of Presidio, was turned over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement HSI special agents in connection with the failed smuggling attempt.

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