Two people have been charged after more than $1 million in cash, two luxury cars and a stash of illegal tobacco were recovered in Sunshine North yesterday, Victoria Police say.
Broadmeadows police, in conjunction with the Criminal Proceeds Squad and with support from Australian Border Force, executed a search warrant at a residential address on Taniyah Place on 4 January.
A second warrant was also executed alongside Hume City Council at a business premises in Broadmeadows.
The warrants formed part of an ongoing investigation into the alleged importation and possession of illegal tobacco.
As part of the search, police seized more than $1 million in cash, two luxury cars worth $200,000, more than 650,000 cigarettes at a value of more than $500,000, and loose tobacco.
A 41-year-old Sunshine North man and 39-year-old Sunshine North woman, who were home at the time, were arrested at the scene.
Both have been charged with knowingly deal with proceeds of crime.