Under Philippine law, no travellers are allowed to take more than US$10,000 in cash in or out the country. File photo: AFP Under Philippine law, no travellers are allowed to take more than US$10,000 in cash in or out the country. File photo: AFP
Under Philippine law, no travellers are allowed to take more than US$10,000 in cash in or out the country. File photo: AFP

Philippines probes US$370 million cash-smuggling racket involving Chinese nationals

  • The customs bureau says two syndicates were suspected of sneaking in cash through Manila airport with the help of government officials
  • Couriers were paid up to US$2,570 per trip to smuggle in cash amounts larger than the US$10,000 allowed by law, according to a report by the head of customs

Topic |   The Philippines
Under Philippine law, no travellers are allowed to take more than US$10,000 in cash in or out the country. File photo: AFP Under Philippine law, no travellers are allowed to take more than US$10,000 in cash in or out the country. File photo: AFP
Under Philippine law, no travellers are allowed to take more than US$10,000 in cash in or out the country. File photo: AFP
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