Networks smuggle cocaine into Canada

August 6, 2009
Homeland Security News, Immigration
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Deep in the jungles of Peru or Colombia, a kilo of cocaine can be bought for as little as $3,000.

By the time it makes the 7,000-plus-kilometre journey to the streets of Vancouver, that kilo is worth as much as $30,000.

It is that huge increase that fuels the greed of B.C. crime groups, who have developed sophisticated north-south networks to smuggle coke into Canada and their currency commodities — marijuana and synthetic drugs — south. (Vancouver Sun)