The 10 Most Innovative Smuggling Schemes Foiled by the Feds (PHOTOS)

10/20/2010 02:50 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

I recently interviewed FBI agents who had caught a Toledo couple smuggling funds to Hezbollah. The couple's method -- hiding $600,000 in cash within custom-made running boards on a used Chevy Trailblazer intended to be shipped overseas -- astonished me. As smuggling goes, however, it was pedestrian, especially compared to the following:

The 10 Most Innovative Smuggling Schemes Foiled by the Feds