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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A Miami man who hid $22.6 million in cash in orange Home Depot buckets is wanted by Uncle Sam.

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According to our news partners at the Miami Herald, Luis Hernandez-Gonzalez wanted his trial to start in state court next month but the feds want him first.

A federal grand jury indicted Hernandez-Gonzalez on money laundering charges which prompted a U.S. district judge to order him to be moved from a Miami-Dade County jail to a federal detention center.

The decision has prompted a legal showdown as his defense lawyers rushed to court Monday to try to convince a state judge to order that Miami-Dade jail refuse the federal authorities.

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Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Nushin Sayfie told the paper he couldn’t do much since, ‘federal law is the supreme law of the land.”

Hernandez-Gonzalez’s lawyers say they are planning to file an emergency appeal in state court.

(Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

(Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

This adds another twist to the high-profile case of Hernandez-Gonzalez who was arrested back in June during a record-setting bust in which authorities found 24 orange buckets filled with the cash hidden inside a secret compartment in his Miami Lakes home.

Hernandez-Gonzalez ran a North Miami-Dade store that sold indoor gardening items which cops believed catered to marijuana traffickers growing weed inside their homes.

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Authorities raided his home after he was caught giving growing advice over the phone to Miami marijuana growers that were arrested by federal agents.