Three Belizean nationals are tonight behind bars in El Salvador after they were caught with a large amount of money at an airport in that country.
Reports from Salvadoran news ‘La Pagina’ indicates that the Attorney General's Office in El Salvador today ordered the capture of seven foreigners at the ‘Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero airport’ for the crime of special cases of money laundering. Among those detained were Marlon Alberto Valle, Jessy Gabriel Ojeda and Deymy Vanessa Rodríguez, all of Belizean Nationality along with Abraham Felipe from Guatemala.
The identities of the other three individuals detained were not disclosed however the report notes that they are of Honduran decent.
According to the authorities in that country, when arrested each of the individuals were carrying approximately $10,000 in cash. The arrests were made by the Financial Investigation Unit of the Public Ministry. All seven individuals are expected to be charged with the crime of ‘Money Laundering’.