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BOSTON – We’ve heard of hot money, but this case was very unusual.

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A woman missed her flight out of Boston’s Logan International Airport on Thursday after Transportation Security Administration officers found $10,000 hidden in a slow cooker, WFXT-TV reported.

In a Twitter post, the TSA said it was unclear why the cash was hidden.

“Not sure why the passenger decided to hide money in a slow cooker, but (Massachusetts State Police) eventually cleared the passenger and the money,” the TSA tweeted.

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, it is legal to carry any amount of currency “or other monetary instruments into or out of the United States.” However, individuals carrying over $10,000 at one time while traveling into or out of the U.S. must file a FinCEN Form 105, or “report of international transportation of currency or monetary Instruments” with customs officials.

According to the TSA, passengers are allowed to bring cash through checkpoints, but any bulk detection of currency is passed along to local law enforcement, WFXT reported.

“The woman was going through passenger security screening with the slow cooker where our Computed Tomography (CT) scanners can easily detect bulk currency,” TSA spokesperson Daniel Velez told the television station.

The woman, who was not identified, was allowed to book another flight to LaGuardia Airport in New York City — and take the cash and cooker, too.

“It’s not uncommon for us to detect bulk currency,” Velez told WFXT. “It’s mostly found in towels, shoes, briefcases, etc. Never seen it stashed in a slow cooker.”