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A woman was charged with money laundering after £ 1.9 million in cash was found in suitcases at Heathrow Airport.
Tara Hanlon, 30, of Pelham Court, Leeds, was arrested by the Border Force at Terminal 2 while waiting to board a plane to Dubai on October 3.
Ms. Hanlon appeared before the magistrates and was detained for trial at the Isleworth Royal Court on 5 November.
Also arrested, a 28-year-old Doncaster woman was released as part of the investigation.
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Tara Hanlon, from Leeds, was detained by the Border Force at Heathrow on 3 October
It was the largest money detection Border Force officers have made this year.
Charged with money laundering and appeared in Uxbridge Magistrates Court
Tara Hanlon arrested for money Laundering
A British woman trying to board a flight to Dubai at Heathrow was trapped in five suitcases with almost 2 million pounds in cash.
Tara Hanlon, 30, from Leeds, was detained by Border Force at Heathrow Terminal 2 on Saturday, October 3, around 8pm.
Border Force officers searched her luggage and found £ 1.9 million in cash, the largest coin solution ever seen in 2020.
Hanlon was arrested, along with another 28-year-old Doncaster woman, and the National Crime Agency (NCA) launched an investigation.
She was charged with money laundering and appeared in Uxbridge Magistrates Court on October 5.
The other woman was released under investigation.
Immigration Courts and Enforcement Minister Chris Philp said: “This is the largest individual cash seizure case at the border in 2020 and I am very pleased with the efforts of Border Force officers.
Preventing the issuance of undeclared cash from the UK is a vital step towards cracking down on organized crime gangs.
Hanlon, a native of Donegal, was arrested before appearing at Isleworth Royal Court on 5 November.