Bulgarian Police Seizes 76 kg of Cocaine Hidden Among Fruits

Bulgarian law enforcement officers in the port city of Burgas seized nearly 76 kg of cocaine hidden among fruits coming from Ecuador via Italy, authorities said, Trend reports citing Xinhua.

The illicit drug was found in a warehouse, packed in four boxes, the Ministry of Interior and national Prosecutor's Office said in a joint statement.

UK Drug Gangs Recruit in Albania’s Remote North

Speaking in April last year, Britain's ambassador to Albania, Duncan Norman, said "60 to 70 per cent" of 726 Albanian inmates at that time in Britain were from these three northern counties.

Deeply impoverished, the region has become a rich recruitment ground for the Albanian crime gangs that now dominate the cocaine market in Britain.

Synthetic Drug Laboratory Unveiled near Sofia

Laboratory for Synthetic Drug was discovered in Radomir, the Ministry of Interior announced.
The police operation was held on February 5th. by officers of the Directorate General Directorate for Combating Organized Crime, ODMWP-Pernik and RU-Radomir, under the supervision and management of the Pernik Regional Prosecutor's Office.

Material for the Production of Amphetamines Worth around EUR 0.5 Billion was Detained at Varna Port

The precursor substance detained on Friday, 25 May, in Varna, could have been used for amphetamine production worth 500 million euros. This was stated by Deputy Director of Customs Agency Julian Mirkov, who said that on the black market a kilogram of the substance is used to produce 10,000 tablets at a price of about 20 euros.