Salvadoran police find $9mln in cash in oil drum

Last Updated: Sunday, September 5, 2010 - 09:30

San Salvador: Police in El
Salvador say officers found USD 9 million in cash crammed into
an oil drum buried at a ranch near the capital.

Authorities in the Central American country say it
took three days to count the bundles of USD 100, USD 50 and
USD 20 bills. A police statement issued yesterday says the
money could be linked to drug traffickers.

Authorities say the cash was found Thursday night at a
ranch in the town of Penitente Abajo, about 62 kilometres from
the capital.

The US Embassy says the money was found with the help
of the Drug Enforcement Administration.

El Salvador uses the US dollar as its national
currency.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, September 5, 2010 - 09:30
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