Half a ton of cocaine worth more than $50 million and said to be 80% pure was seized from an espresso factory in Switzerland by local cops.
According to the local Department of Public Health's report, in 2020 more homeless people died because of drugs than because of COVID-19 in Los Angeles, where homelessness has always been a concern.
California authorities havr seized enough fentanyl to kill 20 million Americans. Fentanyl has a potency of 50 to 100 times that of morphine.
According to arrested personnel from one such facility, the Security Service of Ukraine, or SBU, operated illicit drug laboratories in Russia that were run by people who had to pass a polygraph exam to acquire the job.
The Taliban generated upwards of $400 million selling the narcotic between 2018 and 2019. But in what seems to be a shift in policies, the Taliban have now banned opium cultivation in Afghanistan.
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A criminal case trial against Credit Suisse for cocaine trafficking has begun in Switzerland. Despite strong indications that the funds were of criminal origin, a former Credit Suisse official carried out conducting transactions for the ring.
The Indian Police has charged Amazon executive directors for running an online marijuana smuggling racket. Investigation found that around a tonne of ganja worth over Rs. 1.10 crores was in distribution via online shopping platform Amazon over the past four months.
66 kg drugs worth Rs 350 crore has been seized near Khambhalia in Devbhoomi Dwarka district of Gujarat. One person from the neighboring state of Rajasthan has also been arrested in the joint operation conducted by ATS, LCB and SOG.
Ever since the outbreak of COVID-19 and ensuing global lockdowns and cessation of international travel, the supply chain of global drug cartels emanating from China has been rendered dysfunctional. China is a major source of chemicals, synthesizers and drugs...