$125,000 cash found on traveler at O'Hare

March 2, 2011 3:01:03 PM PST
Customs officers at O'Hare Airport found more than $125,000 in cash a family was trying to take out of the country during a random search.

The family was heading to Pakistan and had declared they were carrying $17,000.

During a search, an officer found large amounts of cash in several locations, including magazines, concealed behind photos, and in a pair of children's pants.

It is not illegal to carry cash in or out of the country, but the money was confiscated because it was not declared.

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