United States v. Sokolow

Facts of the Case

Defendant Andrew Sokolow was stopped by federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents upon his arrival at Honolulu International Airport. The agents found 1,063 grams of cocaine in his carry-on luggage. When Sokolow was stopped, the agents knew, inter alia, that: (1) he paid $ 2,100 for two airplane tickets from a roll of $ 20 bills