Bulk Cash Smuggling Charged
Nohelia Gomez De Gama, 47, of Mexico was charged by indictment, unsealed today, with two counts of bulk cash smuggling, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. De Gama concealed, with the intent to evade a currency reporting requirement, approximately $97,840 in two Federal Express packages and attempted to transport the currency from Philadelphia to Mexico.
If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 10 years imprisonment.
The case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Mary Kay Costello.
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