By Natalie Lopez
A 52-year-old woman was arrested at Washington Dulles International Airport on Friday for trying to sneak into the country with about $48,000 in cash.
Irene Maloba Kayembe was allegedly concealing the money within envelopes, books, a make-up bag, a small curse, and a cell phone holder insider her luggage. According to court documents, aside from the $48,000 Kayembe was carrying in U.S. currency, she also had the equivalent of $2,694 in foreign currency. Kayembe was arrested by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigation agents at Dulles airport.