Posted: Thursday, May 3, 2018. 3:00 p.m. CST.
By BBN Staff: Authorities in El Salvador have arrested 7 persons from Central America for entering their country with a large amount of cash.
A report from Diario La Pagina in El Salvador stated that the country’s Prosecution Office detained the 7 people at the airport for each hiding and carrying $10,000 in cash.
Of the 7 persons, 3 were identified as Belizeans: Marlon Alberto Valle, Jessy Grabiel Ojeda, and Deymy Vanessa Rodríguez. Authorities also provided the names of 2 Guatemalans that were involved in the ordeal: Abraham Felipe and Felipe Y Felipe.
The Prosecution Office did not disclose the names or nationalities of the other two persons.
They were detained at the Mons Romero Airport in El Salvador.
Salvadoran authorities are expecting to charge them with ‘Money laundering’.
The arrests were conducted through investigations by the Financial Investigation Unit (FIU) of El Salvador.
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