Haitian Pastor arrested at the Airport with $95,000 US gift wrapped

On March 06, 2019, Haitian pastor Pastor Estiverne Jean-Charles was arrested by Haitian police at Toussaint Louverture International Airport in possession of 95,000 US dollars gift wrapped and bound for the United States.

Haitian Pastor Estiverne Jean-Charles
Haitian Pastor Estiverne Jean-Charles

According to news reports, Pastor Estiverne Jean-Charles who runs a church at Delmas 33 in Port-au-Prince Haiti was about to board a flight to the United States when authorities spotted a special gift in his bag, 95,000 US dollars nicely gift wrapped.

When the reverend was asked where did that money come from, he replied: "I am a pastor, I can travel with as much money as I want."


It is illegal to travel to or from Haiti with more than $10,000 US or 400,000 gourdes without declaring it.

Pastor Estiverne Jean-Charles had to questions by the Haitian Judicial Police (DCPJ)

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Herno says...

I can't understand that, what he is gonna do with that

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Haiti Nouvelles says...

Un pasteur haitien arrêté à l'aéroport en possession de 95 000 dollars (USD) alors qu'il tentait de monter à bord d'un avion à destination

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