78-year-old "busted" with over $40,000 in her undies

Money down under!

The woman had just sold her house and didn’t want to mail or wire the money to the Philippines, where she was traveling.

Her solution was to stuff cash in her luggage and unmentionables.

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The Detroit Free Press reports Victoria Faren had money in her bra, sack, several wallets, sewn into her shirt, and $21,000 in her girdle.

Faren told cops she hid all the bills because she didn’t think she could take that much money with her.

However, United States Customs says Faren just needed to fill out the proper forms, and she would have been fine.

Now, she may lose as much as $41,000 of the $120,000 she made when she sold her house due to the "currency reporting violation."

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