Two Moldovans Arrested for Smuggling $1m USD-Worth of Cocaine In Fruit Container in Odessa

April 23: Security Service officers, along with prosecutors and police officers from Odessa, Ukraine, have uncovered a cocaine smuggling operation using a fruit container at the port.

An estimated $1,000,000 USD worth of cocaine was found in a fruit container during a cargo inspection to be transported to Europe. The Security Service of Ukraine announces that two Moldovans have been detained.

The institution mentions that during the special operation, two Moldovan citizens were detained after they were caught trying to remove cocaine from the territory of the container terminal outside the customs control.

In this case, criminal proceedings have been initiated. Investigations are being carried out and all persons involved in the operation of the smuggling channel are to be identified.


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