09/18/2012

2 arrested at airport for swallowing $80K

Colombian police on Friday said they had arrested two men after discovering they were smuggling cash in their stomachs

The Bismarck Tribune

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombian police on Friday said they had arrested two men at an airport in Medellin after discovering they were smuggling $80,000 in cash hidden in their stomachs.

Authorities say the men swallowed the dollars wrapped in latex, much like some drug smugglers hide cocaine and heroin.

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