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Report: $44K in Mexican Drug Cartel Cash Seized in Arkansas

Investigation under way into possible money laundering operation.
BATESVILLE, AR - Thousands of dollars seized from a local residence is believed to be part of a money-laundering operation.

That's according to a report from the Batesville Daily Guard, citing the Independence County Sheriff's Office.

In a photo (attached here) posted on its Facebook page, the newspaper writes "Sheriff Steve Jeffery counts rows of money confiscated Thursday after officers were alerted to a possible laundering operation. Jeffery said officers took $44,000 in cash and located numerous items of evidence to show the operation has been active for some time and is connected to the Mexican drug cartel." 

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