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Woman arrested at Playa del Carmen ferry after found carrying a million in cash

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A woman found carrying one million peso in cash has been taken into custody by federal police after she was unable to prove where she got it.

On Friday, federal police arrested 24-year-old Guadalupe N after a review of her luggage showed paper cash wrapped in large bundles. Upon further inspection, police counted one million peso in varying denominations.

Police say Guadalupe N was attempting to cross the ferry from Playa del Carmen to the island of Cozumel. She was arrested after police questioned her about the origin of the cash and she was unable to prove where it came from.