2 Canadians caught with $59K in bras at U.S. border

U.S. border agents say they caught a Canadian woman and her teenage daughter trying to cross the border with $59,000 hidden in their bras.
AP Wire
Jun 11, 2013


The Detroit Free Press and The Windsor Star say a complaint was filed Tuesday in Detroit federal court against a 51-year-old woman. The complaint says border agents detained Moura El-Asmar and her 16-year-old daughter at the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel on their way to Detroit Metropolitan Airport for a flight to visit relatives in Lebanon.

Agents found $15,300 in El-Asmar's purse. A pat down found "a bulky mass" in her bra that led to the pair's hidden cash.

The Windsor-area woman is charged with cash smuggling and lying to a federal agent. Her daughter isn't charged.

A message seeking comment was left for a possible relative in Windsor.




Excellent choice of pics! The woman's bra! The handcuffs that she was arrested with! The bed that.......uh........she...........um..........


(o)(o) (zero story) (zero info) Can't wait for the humor; -)


That's a pretty expensive breast enhancement!


Great clip art, or is this from someone's artistic interpretation of "Fifty Shades of Gray"? Sometimes less IS more.


Good one!


Wow, $50,000 in bras. That is a lot of bras. I did not know where was such a black market for boot legged bras.


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