Over $40 Million In MDMA Seized, Enough To Make 1.7 Million Ecstasy Pills

Drug smugglers are having to change into an increasing number of inventive with their strategies transportation. A brand new report from the Australian Border Force states that ficers discovered over half a tonne (roughly 1100 kilos) or MDMA in “sausage-making machines” in Sydney. The meat-mincing machines have been discovered on a cargo from Turkey in September. The avenue worth the discover was round $40 million USD, sufficient to make round 1.7 million pressed drugs.

The operation was taken over by Australian Federal Police (AFB) who changed the stash with counterfeit medication and arrange a sting operation to uncover any culprits instantly associated to the medication. Three males have been arrested at a grocery store in Auburn, New South Wales who're stated to be half a “bigger syndicate.”

“Had this MDMA] seizure made its strategy to Australian streets, numerous lives would have been affected,” stated Federal police Detective Superintendent Kirsty Schield.

“Seizures like this don’t tackle the problems demand … however stopping nearly half a tonne goes an extended strategy to lowering the hurt these medication could cause our communities.”