Columbian authorities said they intercepted on Sunday a submarine transporting more than one ton of cocaine believed to be destined for one of the most powerful Mexican cartels.
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.
A US Coast Guard crew captured a 40-foot (12-meter) long submarine on Tuesday that was carrying nearly 5.5 tons of cocaine worth US$ 164 million.
The Israeli police questioned a seventh individual Tuesday related to suspect multi-million dollar purchases of three German submarines and naval boats in a developing case being called the "submarine affair."
French prosecutors are investigating whether DCNS, an industrial group that specializes in naval defence and energy, paid a bribe as part of a deal to sell five submarines worth US$7.5 billion to Brazil, Reuters reported Sunday.
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