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Four Chilean nationals to work as a American Airlines flight attendants were arrested this week on money laundering charges after federal agents say they found more than $22,000 in cash.

A U. s. Customs and Border Patrol agent, was conducting a routine inspection at the Miami International Airport on Monday, as he was one of the flight attendants, who, like Carlos Alberto Munoz-Moyano.

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According to an arrest report obtained by The Associated Press, Munoz-Moyano, 40, who had arrived on a flight from brazil when he told the agent that he only had $100 in cash on him, but the agent, was $ 9,000. It was not immediately clear whether the money that was on him or in his luggage.

The other three women to travel with Munoz-Moyano, were also arrested after reportedly telling federal agents that they were smuggling the money into the bank account of someone else. It is not clear whether the suspects were on the run when we arrived in Miami, florida.

The arrest report noted that the 55-year-old Maria Del Pilar Catholic-picture-book was $7,300, and the 48-year-old Mary Wilson-Ossandon was $6,371.

Maria, ‘ Fit-Cuzmar was arrested with no money to her, but agents say the two, named her as the director of the illegal operations, the Miami Herald reported.

A spokesman for American Airlines, told Fox News on Wednesday: “We are taking this matter seriously and will cooperate with law enforcement in their investigation.”

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He also confirmed that they are all Chilean citizens and the state, it would have been the case after the prosecutor, the u.s. dropped the case.

Each suspect faces charges of money laundering, and the illicit transmission of money.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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