Panama Police Find $7.2M Cash In Airport Luggage
Police in Panama have taken three Honduran nationals into custody after finding more than $7 million hidden in their airport luggage.By John O'Connor | January 16, 2014
Police in Panama have seized more than $7 million in cash after a group of men tried to smuggle the money in luggage through Panama City's international airport.
Three Honduran nationals were arrested after the cash, mostly U.S. $100 bills, was found in secret compartments in the men's luggage. The men were traveling from Honduras to Panama City. (Via WTLV)
Officials in Panama say they believe the money was being moved by a powerful regional drug cartel, but have not specified which one. (Via KGTV)