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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Federal Treasury seized yesterday, September 28th, little more than €850,000 (US$930,000) in the luggage of a passenger who landed at Galeão Airport, in Rio de Janeiro.

He had landed on a flight from Belém and said he had no proof of the money's source.

Considering the current exchange rate, if converted into Brazilian reais, the amount found amounts to almost R$4 million. The banknotes were in a suitcase that had been dispatched.

The man was approached by the Customs Surveillance Service team during a routine operation.

"The passenger . . .

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