Indictment Alleges Cash Smuggling
Corey Bernard, 36, of Jamaica, was charged today by Indictment with bulk cash smuggling, willful failure to report currency, and false statements, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. According to the indictment, Bernard tried to smuggle $193,046 to Jamaica via the Philadelphia International Airport.
If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 15 years in prison.
The case was investigated by the Department of Homeland Security and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Bea Witzleben.
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