Leeds woman charged over £1.9m Heathrow cash seizure

Cash in suitcaseImage source, Border Force
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UK Border Force say the cash was found in suitcases at Heathrow Airport

A woman has been charged with money laundering after £1.9m in cash was found in suitcases at Heathrow Airport.

Tara Hanlon, 30, of Pelham Court, Leeds, was arrested by Border Force at Terminal 2 as she waited to board a flight to Dubai on 3 October.

Ms Hanlon appeared before magistrates and was remanded in custody to appear at Isleworth Crown Court on 5 November.

A 28-year-old woman from Doncaster, who was also arrested, has been released under investigation.

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