Arizona mom of 7 accused of smuggling 12 pounds of pot

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momNOGALES, MEXICO – A mom of seven from Arizona is fighting to get out of a Mexican jail.

Yanira Maldonado is accused of trying to smuggle 12 pounds of marijuana out of Mexico.

Her family believes she was set-up by corrupt officials looking for a bribe.

Authorities arrested Maldonado last week as she and her husband Gary were heading home after attending a family funeral.

Authorities say the pot was under her seat on a bus.

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