Drug Bust of the Century: $260 Million of Confiscated Contraband
If this is not the biggest drug bust this century, it has to be close....
International law enforcement officers in the Atlantic Ocean nabbed a boat between Portugal"s Madiera and Azores islands, carrying 165 individual packages of cocaine. Each package weighed about 50 pounds and the total haul was worth a street value of $260 million dollars. The crew, from Turkey and Azerbaijan, were arrested. Take a look at the massive haul:
Courtesy BBC News 2017 Biggest Drug Bust - 2