How about getting the cops to write an excuse?
Authorities in Tucson, Arizona, charge Demarco Alonzo Thomas was transporting cash for a drug cartel.
Police say he was threatened when he came up 20-grand short.
A local newspaper reports that Thomas asked police asked for a phony receipt showing the money had been seized.
He was busted on suspicion of money laundering and racketeering.
Police say after his arrest, officers found a total of $20,000 in a suitcase and his wallet.