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Customs Finds $600K In Shipped Tortilla Presses

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$600K found in shipped tortilla presses
5:52PM
August
15, 2011

Federal customs officials say over $600,000 in U.S. money was hidden in tortilla press machines being shipped from someone in Mexico to Bogota, Colombia, through a freight hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

11 People Plead Guilty to Sham Marriage Schemes in Columbus

12:00AM
April
12, 2010

11 people in Columbus recently pleaded guilty for their involvement in sham marriage schemes. The pleas are the result of an investigation by local and federal officials led by the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency. Prosecutors say foreign nationals paid thousands of dollars to wed Americans in hopes of longer stays and boosting citizenship chances in the United States.