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Greenhouse gas smuggling was as lucrative as cocaine in the '90s. It's back and the US government is cracking down with 2 new arrests.

Greenhouse gas smuggling could lead to a black market in HFCs similar to the one in CFCs in the '90…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen,Jenny McGrath   


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Hamas militants were high on 'poor man's cocaine' during the October 7 terrorist attacks, report says

According to the American Chemical Society, militant groups use the Captagon to increase "aggressiv…

Nathan Rennolds   


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I trafficked $5 million worth of cocaine internationally — here's the full story of how I did it

Pieter Tritton, a former cocaine smuggler, returns for a second interview with Business Insider abo…

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Ex-Honduras president worked hand in hand with violent traffickers to transport 'massive amounts of cocaine' into the US: prosecutor

"This is a case about power. About corruption, about massive amounts of cocaine," a federal prosecu…

Natalie Musumeci,Noah Hurowitz   


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Palantir CEO Alex Karp says he loves 'burning the short-sellers' who bet against 'great companies' to fund their cocaine habits

Palantir CEO Alex Karp took aim at short-sellers in a CNBC interview, claiming they "just love pull…

George Glover   


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Firefighters say cocaine was found in the White House, according to a report

The Secret Service told Reuters that an "unknown" item had been found, which led to parts of the Pr…

Phil Rosen   


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Ex-Honduras president Juan Orlando Hernández, former US ally, to stand trial in NY for alleged cocaine smuggling empire

The trial of Juan Orlando Hernández is expected to reveal how a "corrupt and violent" cocaine smugg…

Noah Hurowitz,Natalie Musumeci   


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A college student is accused of trying to smuggle $2.4 million worth of drugs under a monk's robe

The 21-year-old college student was detained by Japanese authorities and accused of trying to smugg…

Kwan Wei Kevin Tan   


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How a Google loophole lets drug dealers hijack nearly any website — including our own

When Google updated how it crawled the web, drug dealers took advantage, turning unsuspecting websi…

Katherine Long   


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One of Pablo Escobar's 'cocaine hippos' dies after being hit by SUV in Colombia

The governor of Columbia's Antioquia province said the incident showed the need to speed up plans t…

Joshua Zitser   


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An American Airlines mechanic was convicted of trying to smuggle $320,000 worth of cocaine by hiding it under the cockpit of a plane

American Airlines mechanic Paul Belloisi stashed 10 bricks of cocaine in an electronics compartment…

Sophia Ankel   


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A police chief was arrested and charged with dealing meth and cocaine

Shawn Denning, the top officer in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, used the app Wickr to run drug deals be…

Sophia Ankel   


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Police find 2 tons of cocaine worth more than $440 million floating off the coast of Italy

In a Monday statement, Italy's financial police, the Guardia di Finanza, said it was one of the lar…

Erin Snodgrass   


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Moving Pablo Escobar's 'cocaine hippos' to Mexico and India will cost Colombia an estimated $3.5 million

Colombia's plan to transport 70 hippos from Pablo Escobar's former ranch to Mexico and India will c…

Joshua Zitser   


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Cocaine production is at record-high levels, UN says, but drug interceptions mean that less is actually available on the streets

Cocaine production is at record levels, with demand for the drug rebounding after temporarily slump…

Joshua Zitser   


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Photos show Colombian authorities unloading 5,800 pounds of cocaine from a submarine captured in the Pacific

Rows of cocaine discovered on the submarine that was seized in the Pacific by the Colombian navy.Tw…

Lauren Frias   


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The authorities seized a submarine in the Pacific that had 2 dead bodies and 5,800 pounds of cocaine onboard

The cocaine bust prevented more than six million doses of the drug from reaching the international …

Aditi Bharade   


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A large African cat with traces of cocaine in its system was rescued from a Cincinnati tree at 2 in the morning

Servals have a leopard-like yellow and black fur print and weigh up to 40 pounds. The initial call …

Azmi Haroun   


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Cocaine is about surpass oil as Colombia's top export as revenues near $20 billion

"More bushes are reaching their full potential. Producers are also investing in irrigation and fert…

Matthew Fox