Italy: 215 kilos of cocaine seized hidden in banana shipment from Ecuador

Posted on April 2, 2014 • Filed under: Crime, Drug Activity, Ecuador, Europe, Police/Military Activity reported that authorities seized 215 kilos of “extremely” pure cocaine at the port of Gioia Tauro, Italy. The cocaine was located in hidden bags that were hidden in a banana shipment aboard a container ship from Ecuador. estimated street value of the booty is 43 million euros. The find was a result of cross-checking by police and customs officials carrying out scans on suspected shipments. Read Article

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