Genoa Police Seize 400 Kilos of Cocaine From MSC Shipping Container

Customs officials in Genoa, Italy have seized more than 400 kilos of cocaine from a shipping container from Brazil, a haul valued at more than $34 million.

The container arrived aboard the boxship MSC Adelaide on a voyage from Brazil. The drugs were stowed in 14 bags in the container, and authorities made the bust as a dockworker with the Compagnia Unica Lavoratori Merci Varie (CULMV) union was picking up the stash, according to local media.


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