NEWARK, N. J. – A commercial airline pilot has admitted he smuggled more than $195,000 in cash in the U.S. through New Jersey’s Newark International Airport.
He faces up to five years in federal prison in April.
NJ.com reports (http://bit.ly/2hYYdd7 ) that 55-year-old Anthony Warner, of Dallas, Texas, pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Newark for an amount of bulk cash smuggling. The prosecutors did not identify the origin of the cash.
Prosecutors say Warner participated in the Global Entry, a U. S. Customs and Border Protection program that is designed to increase the speed of access to the country for a certain pre-approved travelers.
But, Jan. 10, a Global Entry terminal at the airport was, and Warner had to his declaration for the officials. Officials $195,736 in the US bills wrapped in a newspaper in Warner ‘ s laptop bag.
Information: NJ.com, http://www.nj.com