Anti-narcotics agents in Bolivia have recovered some $1 million (£620,000) that they say was thrown from a low-flying plane in the east of the country.
Bolivian authorities say they believe it was intended to be picked up by gang members to set up a cocaine production centre or false commercial enterprise.
The US bank notes came in a number of different denominations and were wrapped with a seal from a Paraguayan bank.
Three people were detained and guns and vehicles were also seized as a result of the money being intercepted.
Bolivia is one of the top three cocaine producers in the world, according to the UN.