Spanish woman had €55 500 hidden in stomach

Santo Domingo – A woman arriving from Belgium
was arrested at an airport in the Dominican
Republic with €55 500 hidden in her stomach
and €54 600 in her luggage, anti-drugs police
said on Sunday.
The 40-year-old, a Spanish national of
Dominican origin, was snared at the international
airport in Punta Cana after flying in from
Brussels, the National Drug Control Office
(DNCD) said.
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Intelligence services were warned about the
woman’s arrival and the cash in her stomach,
contained in 16 bags was confirmed by X-ray.
The total sum of Euros is the equivalent of about
$140 000; travellers are allowed to bring in a
maximum of $10 000 without reporting it.


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