Authorities seized $20 million in cash hidden in a box spring following the arrest of a money laundering suspect.
The arrest was made as part of an investigation into a money laundering scheme by a purported Internet telecom company TelexFree, which federal prosecutors say was actually a massive pyramid scheme, per Fox 5 New York.
The cash was reportedly found in a Massachusetts apartment by investigators who were following a suspect from New York.
The suspect, Cleber Rene Rizerio Rocha, 28, is charged with conspiring to commit money laundering. Another suspect fled to Brazil.
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Photo: U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts