Mr. Polanco was charged with bulk cash smuggling. He was arrested at Miami International Airport with almost approximately $200,000 while traveling from Puerto Rico to the Dominican Republic. Mr. Seitles proved that he did not provide a false statement to law enforcement, and that any misstatements were not material misrepresentations under the law. In addition, Mr. Seitles proved that Mr. Polanco owned a legitimate business and was not laundering money.
The Judge dismissed all criminal charges against Mr. Polanco.