Australian Authorities Find $1 Billion of Meth Hidden in Bra Inserts - NBC Bay Area
National & International News
The day’s top national and international news

Australian Authorities Find $1 Billion of Meth Hidden in Bra Inserts

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Better Sleep = Better Grades
    Australian Federal Police
    Four people have been charged by the Joint Organised Crime Group (JOCG) for their alleged involvement in the importation and manufacture of 720 litres methylamphetamine with an estimated potential street value of more than a billion dollars.

    Australian authorities seized nearly 200 liters (53 U.S. gallons) of liquid meth hidden in thousands of imported silicon bra inserts, federal police said Monday, NBC News reported.

    The authorities who carried out the three-month anti-drug operation, which also found hundreds of liters of meth concealed in art supplies, estimated the street value of the seized "ice" at nearly $1 billion U.S. dollars.

    The inserts were discovered at a container facility in December. The 86 boxes from Hong Kong were destined for a 33-year-old Hong Kong national, police said in a statement.

    The supplies, which also included crystal meth, were "linked" to two Hong Kong nationals and a Chinese national in Sydney.