Uncovering Smugglers' Secrets

Cars are still a smuggling agent for drug dealers looking to turn a profit.

Drug Traps: Uncovering the Smugglers' Secrets

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Drug smugglers' ingenuity doesn't end with where they hide their drugs. Sanders said that in order to discover and open some of the traps, there may be a series of steps that must be completed, such as pressing in a cigarette lighter and then opening an ash tray so that the springs holding the trap shut release.

At left, more drugs are hidden in the door frame of a car. (DEA)

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