( KTRS ) Two Arizona women have been charged with money laundering in Madison County, IL.
On September 4th, the women were heading southbound on I-55/70 when they were pulled over by an Illinois State Police trooper for speeding. During a search of the vehicle, troopers found several hidden compartments and $500,000 cash.
Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons, on Tuesday, charged 37 yr old Yesenia Guillen and 42 yr Francisca Encinas, with two counts each of Money Laundering. A Class 1 felony that carries a prison sentence of 4-15 years.
Both women remain in custody at the Madison County Jail in Edwardsville, where they are being held without bond.