Mr. Green was charged with smuggling more than $45,000 of US currency into the United States. The Government alleged that Mr. Green purposely sought to evade the United States currency reporting requirements.
Mr. Seitles argued that Mr. Green was a legitimate businessman who was working in Saudi Arabia and traveling in transit to Brazil where he owned a home. Mr. Seitles was able to demonstrate that Mr. Green never lied to immigration agents while being searched.
The Judge dismissed all criminal charges against Mr. Green and his money was returned to him.