Posted 10 апреля 2023,, 07:31

Published 10 апреля 2023,, 07:31

Modified 10 апреля 2023,, 10:35

Updated 10 апреля 2023,, 10:35

FSB detained three foreigners with 700 kg of cocaine

FSB detained three foreigners with 700 kg of cocaine

10 апреля 2023, 07:31
The FSB reported the detention of two residents of Colombia and one citizen of a European country. The detainees planned to transit 699 kilograms of Latin American cocaine through Russia.

As specified in the department, the wholesale value of the prohibited substance is 2.5 billion rubles. The retail price reaches six billion.

A batch of cocaine was delivered to Moscow and placed in a warehouse rented in the region. In the future, the drug was planned to be sent to Europe, as well as part of it to be left in Russia.

The detainees were arrested. Now they face up to 20 years in prison.

Earlier, police found over 200 kg of cocaine in a fruit truck in St. Petersburg. The drug was brought from Latin America. The cost of the seized batch is estimated at 800 million rubles.