Australia: Massive haul of Mexican cocaine worth $104million hidden in aluminum blocks weighing 233kg is seized and British man is charged - - PressFrom - Australia
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Australia Massive haul of Mexican cocaine worth $104million hidden in aluminum blocks weighing 233kg is seized and British man is charged

06:31  20 november  2019
06:31  20 november  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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A large 233 kg cocaine haul worth a staggering $ 104 million from Mexico has been stopped from hitting the streets of Sydney. The drugs were discovered at the Sydney Container Examination Facility in September in a joint effort by the Australian Border Force and Australian Federal Police.

Police say the quantity of cocaine seized could have affected more than 1.1 million drug users. The drugs were hidden inside aluminium alloy ingots.Source:Supplied A total of 233 kg of cocaine was seized .Source:Supplied

a close up of a box: The drugs (pictured) were discovered at the Sydney Container Examination Facility in September© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The drugs (pictured) were discovered at the Sydney Container Examination Facility in September A large 233kg cocaine haul worth a staggering $104million from Mexico has been stopped from hitting the streets of Sydney.

The drugs were discovered at the Sydney Container Examination Facility in September in a joint effort by the Australian Border Force and Australian Federal Police.

The illegal drugs were found in the shipment and concealed in 105 aluminium blocks.

a close up of a sign: Inside the blocks were white powder (pictured), confirmed to be cocaine following some tests© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Inside the blocks were white powder (pictured), confirmed to be cocaine following some tests

Inside the blocks were white powder, confirmed to be cocaine following some tests.

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On Tuesday, officers conducted search warrants at homes in Auburn in Sydney's west and Castle Hill in Sydney's northwest.

A 61-year-old UK citizen and a 49-year-old Auburn man were arrested and charged with drug offences.

The men are due to appear at Sydney Central Local Court on Wednesday and face life imprisonment if found guilty.

ABF Commander Enforcement Command, Graeme Grosse, said advanced intelligence stops drugs before they are on the streets.

'We have the intelligence capability and the technology to find sophisticated concealments like this, no matter how professional they look,' he said.

'We continue to achieve significant operational outcomes, smashing illicit drug smuggling syndicates and tackling the growing demand for harmful substances such as cocaine in Australia.'

The pallets (pictured) arrived from Mexico and contained 233kg of cocaine worth $104million© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The pallets (pictured) arrived from Mexico and contained 233kg of cocaine worth $104million

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