5 Of The Craziest Ways That People Have Been Caught Smuggling Drugs

Published May 23, 2017
Updated May 4, 2018


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In 2008, two women attempted to smuggle a little over five pounds of cocaine in their hairpieces.

The young British women were arrested in Jamaica as they were boarding a London-bound plane with about $222,000-worth of drugs.

This wasn’t the first drug smuggling crime of its type; 12 people were also arrested on the same charge, attempting to smuggle drugs from Panama into the US.

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