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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