Man charged after cash and illicit tobacco seized

A man has been charged, following a road stop in the State’s South.

About 5pm yesterday (Monday 10 June 2024) police attached to the Riverina Traffic and Highway Patrol stopped a Toyota Hiace Van for a mobile roadside testing, on the Hume Highway, Gundagai.

Police had reason to search the vehicle, seizing cash totaling $168,550 and 24 cartons of cigarettes.

The 36-year-old passenger was arrested and taken to Gundagai Police Station.

He was charged with recklessly deal with proceeds of crime >$5000- and convey/possess tobacco products reckless re defraud revenue.

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