This just in from AP, :
MINNEAPOLIS – A woman was arrested after attempting to board a flight en route to Syria with more than $24,000 in cash hidden in her clothes, officials said Tuesday.
Amneh Ahmad Abbas, 49, a Syrian citizen who lives in New Orleans, was charged Monday with trying to evade currency reporting requirements, the U.S. Attorney’s office said. She was ordered held without bail.
The U.S. Attorney’s office declined to comment on whether Abbas, who has permanent resident status in the United States, is suspected of involvement in terrorist activity. However, the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force was taking part in the investigation.
The United States has imposed trade sanctions on Syria on grounds the Arab state was allegedly supporting terrorism.