Cash seized, Eight Mile Plains

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Police are investigating following the seizure of a significant amount of cash from a vehicle at Eight Mile Plains yesterday.

A station wagon was intercepted by police on the Pacific Motorway around 8.30am.

A subsequent search of the vehicle uncovered $4.35 million in cash notes stacked inside a suitcase and a box.

The alleged driver of the vehicle, a 37-year-old Strathpine man, was charged with receiving tainted property and was due to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court this morning (August 8).

Investigations are ongoing to determine the origin of the funds.