A man will face court today charged after detectives seized over $1 million cash during a vehicle stop in Sydney’s south-west.
About 12.15pm yesterday (Thursday 5 November 2015), officers from South West Regional Enforcement Squad conducted a vehicle stop of a white van near the intersection of Carlingford and Mima Streets, Sefton.
Police spoke with the driver, a 36-year-old man, and following inquiries executed a search of the vehicle.
A bag containing $100 notes was found in the middle console, before police opened a hidden compartment in the rear of the van, where three more bags of cash were located.
In total officers seized $1,150,460 in cash and a mobile phone, which will be subject to further forensic examination.
The man was arrested and taken to Bankstown Police Station where he was charged with deal with the proceeds of crime.
He was refused bail to appear at Bankstown Local Court today (Friday 6 November 2020).