CBP Philadelphia Seized $152k in Unreported Cash

The last time we wrote about how CBP Philadelphia seized cash was more than 3 years ago. Cash seizures do not happen too frequently at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), but they definitely do happen. As proof, recently CBP Philadelphia conducted two cash seizures, with the total value being over $150,000. The two men, apparently in two separate incidents, were traveling to Turkey and Ghana. The story is light on details and follows the typical format, including the 2017 cash seizure statistic that on a typical day, CBP seized $265,205. Here are the (scant) details on the CBP Philadelphia cash seizure: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized $152,342 in unreported currency from two men who recently departed Philadelphia International Airport. On Saturday, CBP officers seized $105,842 from a man destined to Ghana who initially claimed that he possessed $60,000. On April 1, CBP officers seized $46,500 from a man destined to Turkey who initially claimed…

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