Photo: National Crime Agency
Two men, who were transported by yacht from the UK to South America one of the highest quantities of cocaine that cost 60 million pounds (80 million dollars), received for two 33 years in prison. It is reported by ITV News.
It is noted that in the summer of 2019 the staff of the National crime Agency intercepted the boat near Pembrokeshire (West Wales) after receiving information about drug trafficking. It was 53-year-old Harry swift and the 41-year-old Scott Kilgour.
The ship, which was purchased in 2018, the Spanish owner, stopped at the port of Fishguard. There law enforcement authorities seized 751 kilograms of cocaine with an approximate estimated cost of 60 million pounds. It is noted that this party is one of the largest in the recent history of the UK. The investigation brought the case to trial. In the end the British got two to 33 years in prison (of 19.6 and 13.6, respectively). Against four others involved in the investigation.
In December 2019, the customs administration of Uruguay reported the seizure of record quantities of cocaine for a billion dollars. In containers with soybeans in the port of Montevideo was discovered 4.4 tons of drugs. Another ton was seized in the Department of Soriano. According to the representative of the authorities, it was found the largest shipment of cocaine in the country’s history.
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