Customs and Border Protection officers at a John F. Kennedy International Airport cargo facility seized more than 2,000 in counterfeit $100 bills over two days earlier this month.
Authorities said Bernard Charles was acting nervously while his bags were being inspected by Customs officers after arriving at JFK on a flight from Trinidad.
Officials at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday were looking into why passengers from an international flight were accidentally allowed to skip immigration and customs at JFK.
A woman named Erika Rodriguez was caught with more than 6 pounds of cocaine stuffed inside of hair product containers, according to authorities.
Police and federal agents traced the phones to a local warehouse in Plainview, where they arrested the three men, who did business under the name Amax and Cellular Wholesale USA.
Customs officials at New York area airports are cracking down on a drug called khat. Authorities at JFK’s International Postal Facility told CBS 2’s Tony Aiello that they are seizing the drug by the ton.
The play dough was found in the bottom of the suitcases of woman arriving from Medellin, Colombia.
A Florida family of four visiting relatives in New Jersey got an unwelcome surprise at the Customs gate — all because of some forgotten fruit and vegetables. The oversight was an expensive one that has the family fuming.
Pascal Abidor, an Islamic studies doctoral student at McGill University in Montreal, fears the U.S. government will forever have its eye on him.
Prosecutors say a Queens man who told airport customs inspectors he was carrying a “cooked rabbit” in his luggage actually had three bricks of cocaine.