By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Philadelphia seized more than $6.5 million in fake U.S. currency Tuesday that came from Russia.

According to U.S. Customs, the currency came via international air cargo and was addressed to a place in Chicago, carrying millions in counterfeit U.S. dollars in a total of five parcels.

More Than $6.5 Million In Fake US Currency Seized In Philadelphia, U.S. Customs Says

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The agency says the bills were marked as “prop money” but resembled real money too closely.

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This is the latest bust made by Philadelphia officers, who also seized nearly $100,000 in fake euros and dollars earlier this month.

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The U.S. Secret Service confirmed the bills were counterfeit.