Military Financial Police have arrested five people in La Spezia with the accusation of international trafficking of drugs and confiscated about one ton of cocaine. The drugs were hidden inside a container coming from Santo Domingo and arrived at the port of La Spezia. This is one of the most significant drug seizures made in Europe.
The big news of the seizure of cocaine and the arrests was leaked in the evening, but the financial police was aware of the illegal cargo for over a month. In order not to damage the operation, investigators expected that the drug hidden in a false wall inside a container of tiles, reached its destination.
Only now, when the container was unloaded in a warehouse in Aulla, in the Tuscan province of Massa Carrara, went into action the financiers, who have arrested five people in 'flagrante delicto'.
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