Seized Pallet Of Baby Wipes Turns Out To Be $11M Of Cocaine


At a glance

  • Upon further inspection of a shipment of baby wipes, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents found that the goods were something much different: $11.8 million worth of cocaine.
  • On Friday, CBP agents stopped a 2016 Stoughton trailer crossing the Colombia-Solidarity Bridge, which connects Texas to the Mexican state of Nuevo Laredo, that was supposed to be transporting a shipment of baby wipes, the agency said in a statement.

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