PIRAEUS: Bananas from Costa Rica hid 16 kilos of cocaine

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The customs auditors of the Independent Public Revenue Authority made another discovery, this time finding a huge stash of cocaine hidden in bananas from Costa Rica.

Using the special risk analysis algorithm, they selected a container from Costa Rica and with a final destination in Croatia that declared a load of bananas for inspection at the 3rd Customs of Piraeus.

The special self-propelled X-RAY machine scanned the container and detected an indication of "organic material" in the refrigeration machinery area. Inspectors opened the refrigerators, found and seized 14 packages containing 16 kilograms of cocaine.




The value of the drugs amounts to 650,000 euros, Proto Thema reported.

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