Financial Support: Mother, Daughter Stopped at Canada-U.S. Border Carrying $59,000 Stuffed In Their Bras, Authorities Say

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According to a report from the Detroit Free Press, authorities said a 51-year-old Canadian mother and her 16-year-old daughter were detained at the Canada-U.S. crossing in Windsor/Detroit last weekend after $59,000 in cash was allegedly found stuffed in their bras.

The mother and daughter were reportedly on their way to the Detroit Metro Airport and had planned to fly to Lebanon, according to the Free Press report. The Free Press report says that $39,000 in Canadian currency was allegedly found sewn into the mother's bra and that an additional $20,000 was allegedly found sewn into the daughter's bra.

The mother is facing charges of bulk cash smuggling and making false statements to a federal agent, according to the Free Press report. The daughter is not facing charges, according to the report.

Read the Detroit Free Press report HERE.