Here’s A New One: Woman Caught ‘Smuggling’ 50 Cheese Wheels

At a glance

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers said they intercepted a woman who was trying to smuggle 100 pounds of undeclared cheese across the U.S.-Mexico border.
  • The woman, identified as a U.S. citizen from Albuquerque, New Mexico, had hidden the cheese in her car to try to cross the border.
  • “The CBP officer located the declared dairy product in the trunk area of the vehicle. As the officer continued the exam an additional 50 wheels of undeclared cheese were discovered hidden under blankets in the back row of the vehicle,” the press release said.



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