#GlobalNews: “Drug traffickers are utilizing World Cup merchandise to smuggle cocaine – National “
Some South American drug traffickers seem like attempting to make the most of FIFA World Cup fervour to smuggle cocaine in soccer merchandise.
Colombian police seized 14 workforce jerseys that that had been laced with a substance that turns into cocaine when handled.
The jerseys, which had been reportedly en path to Spain, had been laced with about 5 kilos of cocaine.
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Meanwhile, in Argentina, authorities arrested 4 males and two girls linked to “Narcos de la Copa,” a bunch that was trafficking cocaine and marijuana utilizing reproduction World Cup trophies.
Some 10 kilos of cocaine, 1800 doses of crack cocaine and 200 kilos of marijuana had been seized within the operation.
— With recordsdata from Reuters and The Associated Press
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Note: “Previously Published on: 2018-06-23 20:26:50, as ‘Drug traffickers are utilizing World Cup merchandise to smuggle cocaine – National