16kg of cocaine found in banana container

16 kilograms of cocaine were found in banana packages by the Independent Revenue Service auditors in a container that arrived from Costa Rica. The inspectors went to the 3rd Piraeus Customs to inspect containers of bananas, which were selected using a special risk analysis algorithm. The container arrived from Costa Rica and had its final […]

Europol: the scale of the problem with cocaine exceeded all forecasts

The “cocaine” problem in European countries turned out to be much larger than expected. Every year in Europe, the volumes of confiscated cocaine are increasing, the continent is literally overwhelmed by its wave, the Europol agency said. Drug networks are becoming bolder, bolder, tougher, and organized crime ties have become more sophisticated and closer. Colombia […]

More than 170 kilograms of cocaine found in a container in the port of Piraeus

According to preliminary estimates, the cost of the “cargo” is estimated at 6 million euros. The Drug Enforcement Subdivision of the Attica Security Directorate, after receiving information and in cooperation with the DEA of the US Embassy in Athens, in connection with the imminent importation of a large amount of cocaine from South Africa to […]

The passenger carried a pound of cocaine in his stomach

At the international airport “El. Venizelos ”in Athens, a suspicious passenger was arrested. A Portuguese citizen was detained Monday at the airport while trying to smuggle 33 cocaine capsules in his stomach, Greek media reported. The suspicions of the airport officials were caused by the nervous behavior of one of the passengers on the Lisbon-Athens […]

11 kg of cocaine seized in a vegetable store

Attica’s anti-narcotics security unit arrested six people for possession of 11 kilograms of cocaine. We are talking about five Greeks and one foreigner, most of them were arrested after a large-scale operation in the Piraeus region. The drugs were found in a grocery store in the area, and in addition to cocaine, the police found […]

Arrest of a drug dealer wanted in France for participating in the transportation of 1.7 tons of cocaine

A 35-year-old man from Greece was arrested in Thessaloniki, wanted in France on charges of involvement in drug trafficking. The accused was involved in an international sailing ship of 1.7 tons of cocaine from Latin America to the coastal zone of southern France. French authorities were awaiting a European arrest warrant, according to Greek police. […]