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The photos from a house in Mexico where they seized $200,000 in cash. The property was associated with a pharmaceutical company that was busted with 14 TONS of pseudo-ephedrine for making meth. The cash seized was mostly in U.S. $100 bills and weighed at least 4,500 pounds. It was five times the amount seized in all of 2006.

$206 million in U.S. currency seized in drug raid
Mexican law-enforcement authorities yesterday seized more than $206 million in U.S. currency during a raid on the headquarters of a suspected methamphetamine gang in a home in an upscale suburb of Mexico City. Rafael Laveaga, spokesman for the Mexican Embassy in Washington, described the seizure which included more than two tons of mostly $100 bills as the largest cash seizure in Mexican history. Two of seven persons arrested at the home were identified as Chinese nationals, Mr. Laveaga said, adding that the raid "hinted at the vast scope of an illegal drug trade that links Mexico to Asia." Mexican authorities said the arrests were the culmination of an undercover investigation that began in December when authorities seized 20 tons of pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient in the production of methamphetamines. The seizure occurred at the Mexican port of Lazaro Cardenas on the Pacific coast...
(Offsite) Posted on: 3/16/2007 9:27:00 PM