Local July 16, 2018 | 5:02 pm

Customs seize US$662,445.00 from U.S. traveler

Santo Domingo.- The authorities on Mon. seized US$662,445.00, brought to the country by a passenger from the United States.

Three people are being questioned, including an airline employee at Las Américas International Airport.

The money was seized from a man whose name was not provided.

The traveler arrived on JetBlue airline flight 1203 from Newark, NJ, with the money in two suitcases detected by Customs x-ray machines.

It was learned that the cash was distributed in 100, 50 and 20 dollar bills.