Police in Bosnia and Herzegovina arrested on Tuesday six people suspected of belonging to an international gang that smuggled drugs from Albania to the European Union over Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia.
Several Montenegrin citizens have been detained when authorities of the Caribbean island of Aruba intercepted earlier this week a ship carrying tons of cocaine destined for Europe, Montenegro’s Police Directorate told OCCRP on Thursday.
Philippine police have seized hundreds of kilograms of methamphetamine - with an estimated street value of US$49 million - hidden inside Chinese tea packets.
It’s an invention normally seen seen in South America, but British and Spanish police say they’ve intercepted a submarine carrying hundred of millions of dollars-worth of cocaine into Europe for the first time ever.
Authorities in 16 European countries have arrested hundreds of suspects and seized drugs worth more than US$90 million in a Europol-coordinated crackdown.
A year after four men were arrested for smuggling a half tonne of cocaine into the United Kingdom on a private jet, another man was arrested Wednesday.
A Missouri Nun who was arrested last year for smuggling two pounds of cocaine into Australia stuffed into the high heels of her shoes claims she was tricked by a man she met online, the Sydney Morning Herald reported Monday.
A young man was charged on Friday with smuggling drugs from Mexico to the United States using a drone,authoritiesannounced Friday.
A Sinaloa cartel boss was arraigned in federal court on Monday on a drug smuggling indictment after he self-surrendered at the end of July at the border to Mexico.
Italian authorities captured in Florence Sunday a fugitive Mexican former-governor charged with drug smuggling, bank fraud, racketeering and money laundering, Mexico’s attorney general’s office announced.
U.S. authorities said Thursday they have arrested a former baggage handler at the Los Angeles International Airport for using his employee credentials to smuggle cocaine.
The US Coast Guard says it intercepted a “narco-sub” in the eastern Pacific Ocean earlier this month and seized around six tons of cocaine, the LA Times said.
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