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2 women not facing charges after being found with nearly $500,000 on Pennsylvania Turnpike

Pennsylvania State Police troopers confiscated about $500,000 during a traffic stop on the Turnpike.

WESTMORELAND COUNTY, Pa. — Two women are not facing charges after nearly $500,000 was found in their car in Westmoreland County.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, the TACET team made the discovery during a traffic stop on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

A photo shows the money appeared to be hidden underneath the back seat.

The women were driving from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia, according to police, and claimed the money wasn't theirs.