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Colombian detained at Cancun airport for failing to declare cash

Cancún, Q. R. — A Colombian man was detained at the Cancun International Airport Monday after failing to declare a large sum of cash.

The Colombian-national had arrived at the Cancun airport from Bogotá, Colombia. During a routine inspection, federal police found the man carrying $47,000 USD in cash.

Members of the Anti-Drug Division of the Federal Police detained the man and handed him over to the Federal Public Ministry.