4 arrested after Greek authorities dismantle international cocaine trafficking ring

Greek authorities have dismantled an international criminal group trafficking cocaine in shipping containers from Latin America to Europe, police said on Thursday.

Two Albanians and two Greeks were arrested after a months-long investigation. Dozens of plastic bags containing more than 462 pounds of cocaine were found and confiscated in containers with shrimps at the port of Piraeus, police officials said.

More than $141,000, a shotgun, bullets, mobile phones and documents referring to drug amounts and expected profits were also confiscated among other evidence during raids at the suspects’ homes and vehicles.


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