KLEBERG COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A mother and son are in jail in South Texas accused of laundering money inside packages of tamales.

Kleberg County deputies found small wraps of aluminum foil during a traffic stop in Riviera, just south of Corpus Christi.

Money laundering in tamales (CBS 11)

Inside the tamale packages, they found $200,000 in cash.

Money laundering in tamales (CBS 11)

Authorities said Lori Salazar, 53 and Daniel Salazar, 34, were heading from Houston to Mexico with the cash.

 

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