Cash seizures at Nogales

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NOGALES, Ariz. -- Border agents discovered bundles of cash being smuggled from the U.S. Into Mexico.

Officers conducting a vehicle inspection at the Deconcini Port of Entry near Nogales found $62,000 of undeclared U.S. currency inside a truck driven by a 19-year old man from Mexico.

The cash was hidden inside two batteries.

In another incident, 23 bundles of cash totalling $374,000 were discovered in an SUV.

Both drivers were arrested and turned over to ICE.