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CBPO-300x200U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have seized more than $11,000 in unreported currency from a Nigerian man who was departing the United States aboard a private aircraft. In compliance with privacy laws, the traveler’s name has not been released because he was not charged with a crime.

According to the official report, CBP officers flagged the man for a compliance examination after discovering he had previous federal currency reporting violations. The Nigerian man reportedly failed to fill out a financial reporting form and declare the cash he was carrying as required by federal law. CBP officers found and seized $11,647 in U.S. dollars, Euros, and British pounds. The traveler was released to continue his trip once the seizure was completed.

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Spirit_Airlines_NK-319-300x183Davante Garrett, 22; Desmond Waul, 22; and Janice Waul, 24, of New York were arrested at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport last Monday night. Violence broke out at the airport when 11 flights were canceled by Spirit Airlines, disrupting the travel plans of hundreds of passengers.

The three New Yorkers reportedly screamed at Spirit Airlines’ airport staff and threatened to fight them, which caused the crowd to become more aggressive. They were charged with disorderly conduct, inciting a riot, resisting arrest, and trespassing. All three were released from jail the following day.

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