Chinese National Busted Crossing Into U.S. With $28K Worth of Gold Bars

U.S. Border Patrol Agents apprehended a Chinese national who was found to have illegally entered the United States from Canada. The individual was also in possession of nearly $10,000 U.S. Dollars cash and gold bars valued at over $28,500.

On Tuesday, August 4, agents from the station near Amity in Maine arrested the 36-year-old women who admitted to being a Chinese national illegally present in the United States.

According to the statement, agents were able to verify the location where she illegally entered the United States by matching footprints belonging to the suspect. “The woman told them she had been legally allowed in Canada as a student, then illegally crossed the border in the hope of visiting her friend in California,” according to the Post.

After the Chinese national, who was not identified was arrested, she was expelled back to Canada.

About Catherine Smith

Catherine Smith is a newcomer to Washington D.C. She met, and married an American journalist and moved to D.C from the U.K. She graduated with a B.A in Graphic, Media and Communications and worked in design and retail in the U.K.

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