A bra can be a safe-de­posit box

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Pad­ding in her bra and gir­dle got a Florida woman unwelcome at­ten­tion at a US air­port.

Vic­to­ria Faren is be­ing asked to for­feit about $40 000 (R429 000) in cash she hid in her cloth­ing and hand lug­gage while try­ing to board a flight from Detroit to the Philip­pines.

Fed­eral agents found $8 000 in her hand lug­gage and $4 977 sewn into a cloth pouch in her bag.

There was more. Faren pulled $3 000 from her blouse and $2 000 sewn in her bra. Notic­ing bulges in her gir­dle, agents found $21 000 stuffed in­side. Faren had sold her house for $120 000 and was try­ing to carry some of it to the Philip­pines. She was not charged with a crime, but has to ap­pear in court to per­suade a judge not to for­feit the money.

– Reuters

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