Ecuador – 100 Nigerians arrested in 2010

Posted on December 26, 2010 • Filed under: Crime, Drug Activity, Ecuador, Police/Military Activity

At least 100 Nigerians have been arrested in Ecuador so far in 2010. Most of them have legal status in Ecuador under refugee status. A recent arrest of five Nigerians in an operation in Quito allowed four of the detained to be released because they did not have drugs on their person. The Nigerians are known to specialize in recruiting mules for the transportation of illegal drugs. They operate primarily in the Quito area. Read Article

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