The authority shall ensure Meth-amphetamine to the value of around 800 million euros, which should be smuggled out of the United States. Investigators suspect that Mexican drug cartels are cooperating with the Australian Gangs.
authorities in Australia and the USA, reported a new record-breaking discovery of more than 1.7 tons of methamphetamine. A blow to a Mexican drug cartel had succeeded. Police officers had found the drugs in two containers that should be shipped from California to Australia. The value of the discovery, the authorities put a figure on the equivalent of about 800 million euros. In addition, 25 kilograms of cocaine and five kilograms of Heroin were seized.
It was the largest ever seized drug quantity in the United States and the largest ever found delivery to Australia, said a spokesman for the Federal police in Melbourne. The amount would equate to approximately 17 million individual drug deals. The contraband had already been last Tuesday in the United States to ensure - in containers, whose contents had been declared as "Audio Equipment". In bags of the drug had been hidden wrapped in the housing of the device. The Australian police had not released the Fund for the time being, in order to determine the recipient of the delivery. With success, as a spokesman announced on Friday.
In these audio devices, the investigators found the drugs.(photo: Australian Federal police)
Therefore, it had managed to arrest a total of six Suspects in the Australian States of Victoria and New South Wales. Four Australians and an American, and Americans are accused of having on the delivery of serviced. A life-long prison sentence for importation of illegal drugs threatens in the case of a conviction in Australia. The investigators assume that the delivery of a cartel from Mexico is working with criminal Rocker Gangs in the USA and accomplices in Australia.
The Designer drug Meth-amphetamine is also widely known as Meth, Crystal Meth or Ice, even in Australia. As a police spokesman in Melbourne said, can be prevented with the discovery of a veritable "Ice Tsunami". "We proceed from the fact that Mexican cartels are taking an active Australia in its sights." The largest amount of methamphetamine were reported to Australian authorities in the year 2017: at that Time, they found 1.3 tonnes.