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Cartel Cash Stash

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Along the southern Arizona border at the port of entry, agents detain two families within a 24-hour period, driving similar SUVs and carrying a combined total of nearly $1 million in cash and drugs. The cartels rely increasingly on families and the infirm to move contraband across the border. Officers also search a U.S. war veteran's SUV and discover that the roof is stuffed with packages of pure crystal meth worth almost $1 million.

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