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Monday, 4 September 2017

Brazil Breaks Up International Cocaine Ring




                                    
Brazilian police fanned out crosswise over five states and the capital early Monday to crush a universal medications trafficking ring that purportedly delivered six tons of cocaine to Europe in the most recent year alone.

More than 800 officers sent to serve 127 capture warrants and 190 court orders in the operation fixated on Latin America's greatest city, Sao Paulo, police said in an announcement.

As per police, Sao Paulo filled in as the stockroom for cocaine from creating nations before the medication was sent by dispatch from the city's port, Santos, to business sectors in Europe.

Captures were additionally being made in Minas Gerais, Santa Catarina, Parana, Rio Grande do Sul and the Federal District where the capital Brasilia is found.

The examination started in August 2016 after Brazilian law implementation and the US Drug Enforcement Agency started investigating five medication seizures made over the earlier year in Santos and at a shipment from Santos to a Russian port, police said.

That test prompted the revealing of a criminal web in Brazil and Europe that utilized Sao Paulo as its fundamental center point. Over the span of the following a year, Brazilian police say they made 14 cocaine seizures and could tip off experts in Belgium, Britain, Italy and Spain where shipments were being sent.

Altogether, those seizures added up to 5.9 tons of cocaine.



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