Bulk Cash Smuggler Appeal denied.....

Bulk Cash Smuggler Appeal denied.....

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Juan Antonio Moya-Rodriguez - Bulk Cash Smuggler Appeal denied.....

by Monte Friesner

~ 2 October 2010

WANTED SA  following developments in the field of bulk cash smuggling posts this update for readers who will want to read the decision of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Appeals in the case styled Juan Moya-Rodriguez vs. United States*. the Defendant, whose full name is Juan Antonio Moya-Rodriguez, departed the US on a flight to Panama City, Panama, but prior to arriving his flight Immigration was allerted that he was carrying a large amount of cash and was denied entry due to an irregular visa.

When he returned to the United States, he failed to report $120,000 concealed in his clothing. After his conviction, an appeal followed. The argument of his counsel, that he did not violate the reporting requirement, is instructive, as is the Court's reasoning in affirming his conviction.

Please note that the Court designated this decision as an Unpublished Opinion, meaning that it will not appear in the Federal Reporter. For that reason, we are providing our readers with a link to the Internet site containing the opinion.**

* Case No.: 10-10240 (11th Cir.2010)


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