The FBI is investigating the theft of $1.2 million in $100 bills from the cargo area of a flight out of Switzerland that landed at Kennedy Airport, NBC 4 New York has learned.
The Port Authority is also investigating the theft from the Swiss International Air Lines flight.
A law enforcement official says $48 million was being transported from Zurich on a flight that arrived Saturday.
The cash was headed to a Federal Reserve facility in New Jersey, and the missing $1.2 million was detected when the Fed was processing the cash.
Authorities then found a hole in the cargo area where the $48 million was transported.
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