TSA found $10,000 hidden inside a slow cooker

Security at Logan Airport stopped a woman who was going to board with about $10,000 cash was hidden inside a slow cooker.

In a Twitter post, the TSA said it is unclear why the cash was hidden inside a slow cooker.

“Not sure why the passenger decide to hide money in a slow cooker, but @MassStatePolice eventually cleared the passenger and the money,” the TSA spokesperson wrote on Twitter.

tsa found money hidden in slow cooker

According to TSA, it is totally legal to transport any amount of money “or other monetary instruments” into or out of the United States. However, individuals carrying over $10,000 at one time while traveling into or out of the U.S. must file a “report of International Transportation of Currency or Monetary Instruments” with the agency.

After all, TSA also said there are no rules against carrying money through security. Although detection of a large amount of money was brought to the attention of security.

“Not sure why the passenger decided to hide money in a slow cooker. But (Massachusetts State Police) eventually cleared the passenger and the money,” Velez wrote.

The passenger wasn’t named and also nor her destination was identified.

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After- all she was allowed to book another flight to LaGuardia Airport and take her cash and cooker, too.

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