2 bags including more than $2m (₤ 1.56 m) in money have actually been seized by US agents in waters off Puerto Rico following a boat chase.
The money was believed to have actually been thrown overboard and disposed by unknown people on the vessel who then left the scene.
Federal agents identified the 2 knapsacks, including over $1m each, and handled to get them prior to they sank.
The occurrence taken place near the popular traveler island of Vieques, east of Puerto Rico’s main island, US Custom-mades and Border Security stated.
Authorities have actually now launched a picture of the money after the seizure near to the American area last Wednesday.
Air and marine operation agents “detected a vessel, which began to manoeuvre to elude them,” the firm was estimated as stating by the Miami Herald.
“Transnational criminal organisations seek to conceal and move currency from their activities,” stated Johnny Morales, director of air and marine operations for the Caribbean branch.