More than $636,000 seized in money laundering bust


MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials say more than $636,000 has been seized in a money laundering operation.

Department of Homeland Security spokesman Bryan Cox says Mobile County Sheriff's Department officers stopped a car on Interstate 10 near Mobile that was traveling from Atlanta to Laredo Texas.

After the driver gave officials permission to search the vehicle, Cox says Homeland Security Investigations officials found $636,321 hidden inside the car.

The unidentified driver was arrested and authorities Wednesday delivered the money to Laredo and arrested the people who were set to receive it.

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