Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Ohio Task Force Has Seized $2.4M In Illegal Cash
The government says a new Columbus-based police task force has seized nearly $2.4 million this year in proceeds from criminal activities.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s homeland security division launched the Bulk Cash Smuggling Task Force in February to fight criminals’ use of money to fund their activities.
The Columbus task force seized $2.4 million and made 111 arrests on charges of illegally smuggling money in or out of the United States to aid criminal operations.
ICE says criminal groups smuggle money across and out of the country, taking funds earned from selling drugs and weapons and the sex trafficking of women and children.
The taskforce consists of ICE agents and officers from Columbus, Franklin County, suburban Hilliard and the State Highway Patrol.