$45,000 hidden inside of foot massager

$45,000 hidden inside of foot massager

United States Customs and Border Protection officers at Memphis International Airport cargo inspection facility seized $45,000 of undeclared currency concealed in a personal foot massager.

On March 11, 2008, Customs officers performing pre-arrival manifest review at the cargo inspection facility selected a shipment manifested as "Foot Pleaser Ultra Deep Kneading Foot Massager" for intensive exam. The foot massager was X-rayed and discrepancies were noticed around the motor of the massager. The massager was opened revealing 18 bundles. The bundles contained $45,000 in undeclared currency. The package was then turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Source: US Customs

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