SHOCK FIND: Cops uncover $4.3M cash after stopping car on M1

Queensland Police have stumbled across more than $4 million in cash after intercepting a car on the Pacific Motorway.

Officers pulled over the station wagon as it travelled along the M1 at Eight Miles Plains around 8.30am yesterday.

During a search of the vehicle, police say they uncovered a whopping $4.35 million in cash notes.


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It’s understood the cash was found stacked inside a suitcase and a box inside the car.

The alleged driver, a 37-year-old man from Strathpine, was arrested at the scene.

He has since been charged with receiving tainted property and was due to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court this morning.

Investigations are currently underway to determine the origin of the funds.

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