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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In New York, where a kilogram of cocaine was selling for $17,000 to $30,000 recently, one drug trap "exploded" when agents accidentally activated the cylinder that pressurized the car's air bag. The marijuana had been hidden in the air bag compartment and the cylinder reconnected to prevent any malfunction light from going off.

At top right, drugs are found in a tire trap. (DEA)

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