Two customs agents and a man were charged with drug trafficking in what authorities are describing as Australia’s largest-ever seizure of methamphetamine after investigators discovered the drugs hidden inside a shipment of stereo speakers.
Southeast Asian nations reached agreement Friday to jointly combat a rising methamphetamine trade in the region that has reached “unprecedented levels,” aUNODC news release states.
Four men are in custody after Australian police uncovered a plot to smuggle 400 kilograms of crystal meth hidden in hot sauce bottles.
The United Arab Emirates are at war with drug traffickers as authorities have seized an unprecedented amount of narcotics and addicts are becoming younger, The National reported Tuesday.
One of the major players behind an international crime syndicate that laundered AUS$ 29 million (US$ 21.8 million) of drug money out of Australia was sentenced to 10 years in prison, the Justice Ministry said Thursday.
Five men were arrested and charged after Australian and Chinese police caught them trying to import over US$ 100 million worth of crystal meth into Australia, police said Monday.
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