Another innovative method in drug smuggling – use chocolate bars as a medium

Another innovative method in drug smuggling – use chocolate bars as a medium

Los Angeles : CA : USA | Aug 08, 2012 at 12:37 AM PDT
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34-year old Rogelio Mauricio Harris was apprehended at the Los Angeles International airport by the US Immigration officials as he was trying to smuggle out drugs which had been camouflaged as 45 bars of chocolate – these contained amphetamines.

He was on his way to Japan.

This has been reported in of 1st of August 2012.

The drug had been coated in some material that resembled chocolates and each bar would have fetched handsome prices of £160,000 on the streets of Japan.

There have been previous attempts at Los Angeles airport to disguise the drugs as Easter eggs, food bags and cans of refried beans.

If convicted, Rogelio Mauricio Harris would be in jail for the rest of his life.

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