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Missing From Plane at JFK: $1.2M in $100 Bills

Missing From Plane at JFK: $1.2M in $100 Bills
Posted June 26th, 2013 @ 9:14am by John Johnson, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– If anyone is flashing an endless wad of $100 bills in New York City in the next few days, the FBI would like a word. Somebody stole 12 bundles of the bills for a total of $1.2 million from the cargo of a Swiss International Air Lines jet that landed at JFK yesterday afternoon, reports ABC News. The money was being transferred by an unnamed US bank from Switzerland to the US, and it was heading to the Federal Reserve in New York first. (That's a routine practice when such large sums are involved, reports CNN, so old bills can be exchanged for new ones.)

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