A catalogue of drug-smuggling tricks

Two young Venezuelans tried to smuggle drugs into Spain by passing themselves off as a university students attending a course here. They had strapped bags of cocaine to their legs.
Two young Venezuelans tried to smuggle drugs into Spain by passing themselves off as a university students attending a course here. They had strapped bags of cocaine to their legs.
Two young Venezuelans tried to smuggle drugs into Spain by passing themselves off as a university students attending a course here. They had strapped bags of cocaine to their legs.
Two young Venezuelans tried to smuggle drugs into Spain by passing themselves off as a university students attending a course here. They had strapped bags of cocaine to their legs.
A Spanish man was arrested on a flight from the Dominican Republic who had hidden seven packages containing almost three kilograms of cocaine around his body.
A Spanish man was arrested on a flight from the Dominican Republic who had hidden seven packages containing almost three kilograms of cocaine around his body.
A group from Venezuela posing as musicians sought to elude customs officials by swallowing dozens of balls of cocaine wrapped in plastic.
A group from Venezuela posing as musicians sought to elude customs officials by swallowing dozens of balls of cocaine wrapped in plastic.
A Venezuelan woman coming from Colombia was discovered to have recently undergone breast surgery. She became nervous when told she would be taken to hospital for checks to see if she was carrying drugs and admitted to police that cocaine had been put in her implants. She underwent surgery and around 1.7 kilograms of liquid cocaine was found in two plastic bags in her implants.
A Venezuelan woman coming from Colombia was discovered to have recently undergone breast surgery. She became nervous when told she would be taken to hospital for checks to see if she was carrying drugs and admitted to police that cocaine had been put in her implants. She underwent surgery and around 1.7 kilograms of liquid cocaine was found in two plastic bags in her implants.
The breast implants after they were removed by surgery.
The breast implants after they were removed by surgery.
A German national arriving from the Dominican Republic was dressed as a priest. He told police he was an evangelist preacher visiting Spain. Five blocks of cocaine were found in his hand luggage.
A German national arriving from the Dominican Republic was dressed as a priest. He told police he was an evangelist preacher visiting Spain. Five blocks of cocaine were found in his hand luggage.
The hand luggage of the man disguised as a priest contained a Bible alongside five blocks of cocaine.
The hand luggage of the man disguised as a priest contained a Bible alongside five blocks of cocaine.
A Colombian woman was arrested after four kilograms of cocaine were found hidden in compartments in a specially made corset.
A Colombian woman was arrested after four kilograms of cocaine were found hidden in compartments in a specially made corset.
A woman from the Dominican Republic was found to have ingested two balls of cocaine. She was traveling with her two-year-old daughter and pretending to be pregnant.
A woman from the Dominican Republic was found to have ingested two balls of cocaine. She was traveling with her two-year-old daughter and pretending to be pregnant.
An Argentinean arriving from Salvador de Bahía in Brazil tried to smuggle 6.3 kilograms of cocaine hidden in children’s books.
An Argentinean arriving from Salvador de Bahía in Brazil tried to smuggle 6.3 kilograms of cocaine hidden in children’s books.
A Portuguese national arriving from São Paulo in Brazil, headed for Belgium, was arrested after police found 4.6 kilograms of cocaine hidden in a variety of shaving devices and deodorant sticks.
A Portuguese national arriving from São Paulo in Brazil, headed for Belgium, was arrested after police found 4.6 kilograms of cocaine hidden in a variety of shaving devices and deodorant sticks.
A minor entering the country from Ecuador was arrested with 7.9 kilograms of cocaine hidden in bags of sweets he was carrying in his hand luggage. The adult waiting for the boy in the arrivals lounge was also arrested.
A minor entering the country from Ecuador was arrested with 7.9 kilograms of cocaine hidden in bags of sweets he was carrying in his hand luggage. The adult waiting for the boy in the arrivals lounge was also arrested.
A passenger arriving from the Dominican Republic who had spent four days in Panama, supposedly headed to northwestern Spain on holiday, filled his orthopedic leg with dozens of bags of cocaine.
A passenger arriving from the Dominican Republic who had spent four days in Panama, supposedly headed to northwestern Spain on holiday, filled his orthopedic leg with dozens of bags of cocaine.
A Brazilian woman arriving from São Paulo was found to be carrying just over a kilogram of cocaine hidden in her underwear.
A Brazilian woman arriving from São Paulo was found to be carrying just over a kilogram of cocaine hidden in her underwear.
A Spaniard arriving from Bolivia had requested wheelchair assistance. When police checked the chair, they found nine bags of cocaine weighing 15.3 kilogram hidden around it.
A Spaniard arriving from Bolivia had requested wheelchair assistance. When police checked the chair, they found nine bags of cocaine weighing 15.3 kilogram hidden around it.
The cocaine had been concealed in the back and seat of the wheelchair.
The cocaine had been concealed in the back and seat of the wheelchair.EL PAÍS
A Hungarian woman traveling from São Paulo was discovered to have more than half a kilogram of cocaine hidden in the soles of her training shoes.
A Hungarian woman traveling from São Paulo was discovered to have more than half a kilogram of cocaine hidden in the soles of her training shoes.EL PAÍS
A Portuguese woman arriving from São Paulo had 880 grams of cocaine sewn into her own hair and hidden under extensions.
A Portuguese woman arriving from São Paulo had 880 grams of cocaine sewn into her own hair and hidden under extensions.
The packets of drugs that had been sewn into the hair extensions.
The packets of drugs that had been sewn into the hair extensions.
A Guatemalan national arriving from Quito, in Ecuador, had stored 710 grams of cocaine in the false bottom of a tin of tuna he was carrying in his suitcase.
A Guatemalan national arriving from Quito, in Ecuador, had stored 710 grams of cocaine in the false bottom of a tin of tuna he was carrying in his suitcase.
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