Facebook (FB), GoPro (GPRO) and Groupon (GRPN) shoot higher on Q2 earnings beat. READ MORE

Cocaine-Filled Pumpkins Stopped at Border

The brought into Canada by an airplane passenger

   

rotten pumpkin 630Smugglers were planning a Halloween trick that could have netted them some hefty cash.

When baggage handlers at Montreal’s Trudeau International Airport noticed strange masses inside three pumpkins in a passenger’s luggage, they grew suspicious. On examining the pumpkins, inspectors found them to be stuffed with bags containing a white powder, the Associated Press notes.

Russia Claims Hard Drugs Found on Greenpeace Ship
Russia Claims Hard Drugs Found on Greenpeace Ship

That powder — surprise, surprise — turned out to be 2 kilograms of cocaine.

An investigation into the incident has been launched by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

The suspect is described as a woman, but no other details were disclosed by authorities.

Here are some more stories from Halloween 2013:


Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2013/11/cocaine-filled-pumpkins-stopped-border/.

©2016 InvestorPlace Media, LLC

Comments are currently unavailable. Please check back soon.