Three Americans Arrested with $45,000 in Costa Rican Airport

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    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The authorities in Costa Rica today announced the arrest of three North Americans who hid a total of $45,820 of undeclared funds in their suitcases.

    The arrest was made on Thursday by agents of the Judicial Investigation (OIJ) and the office of the International Police (Interpol) out of the Juan Santamaría, the most important international airport in Costa Rica, located on the outskirts of San José.

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    The OIJ said in a statement that the detainees were charged with the crime of money laundering, a crime in Costa Rica with a maximum of 20 years in prison.

    The money was hidden in between the clothes of the luggage of the Americans, who came to Costa Rica on a flight from Miami.

    Police information indicates that the money was not reported to have left the United States or entered Costa Rica.

    Authorities also reported that the three detainees had a child under 17, who is in custody of the National Children’s Trust. (ACAN-EFE)

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN)

    San Jose, Costa Rica



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