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Colombia confiscates $11 million in smuggled cash on ship

Sept 10--Colombian customs agents have seized nearly $11 million in cash smuggled aboard a ship from Mexico, the agency's chief said.

10 de septiembre de 2009

Wednesday's seizure at the port of Buenaventura may be the nation's largest, officials told Caracol Radio.

The money was stashed in plastic bags inside two containers filled with a chemical industrial product, customs chief Nestor Diaz said in an interview with Caracol Radio. Each bag contained $700,000.
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