Drugs: cocaine seized 300 million euros

Drugs: cocaine seized 300 million euros

Bogotá : Colombia | Aug 18, 2011 at 8:14 AM PDT
Views: Pending
A Briton won a record 185 million euros in the Euro Millions lottery, lottery operator Camelot announced

The Financial Police of La Spezia has seized cocaine to 300 million euros. The drugs were hidden in a hollow carved in a container from Colombia via Gioia Tauro directed to Genoa.

It 'was the intuition of a financier and break a customs official of the Customs of La Spezia to help discover the load of more than one ton of pure cocaine from Colombia. After opening the container, arrived at La Spezia in transit destination Gioia Tauro, the two have found a false wall, and that 'was partly dismantled.

Behind the wall 'was found to have amazing and the Guardia di Finanza has placed a satellite in the double detector of the container so' you can follow the route of the drug payload.

At your destination, in an industrial area of ​​Aulla (Massa Carrara), the financiers have expected that traffickers pretend to remove the bulkhead and intervened. Five people arrested, three Italians, a Spaniard and a Colombian. Finance has also seized five new cars: one of those on board were found 10 kilos of hashish.

1 of 2
Drugs: cocaine seized 300 million euros
The Financial Police of La Spezia has seized cocaine to 300 million euros.
mus1423 is based in Karāchi, Sind, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
Report Credibility
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear

News Stories

  • Italian police seize 300-mln-euro cocaine shipment

    Italian police have seized a cocaine shipment believed to be worth 300 million euros. Police said the cocaine was hidden behind a false wall in a container ship which was travelling from Colombia via the southern Calabrian port of Gioia Tauro en...



More From Allvoices

Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report

Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.