Man arrested on suspicion of money laundering after £9k found in Audi on M65 near Darwen

A further £3,500 in cash was later discovered at the driver's home address.
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Officers stopped and searched a black Audi A6 on the M65 near Darwen on Monday.

£9,000 in cash was subsequently found, with a further £3,500 in cash later discovered at the driver's home address.

£9,000 in cash was found after police stopped a car on the M65 (Credit: Google)£9,000 in cash was found after police stopped a car on the M65 (Credit: Google)
£9,000 in cash was found after police stopped a car on the M65 (Credit: Google)
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The driver, a 36-year-old man from Nelson, was subsequently arrested on suspicion of money laundering.

He was later released under investigation.

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Independent charity Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/.