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Airline Cabin Crew Accused Of Acting As Couriers In International Drug Syndicate

Eight people arrested in Australia are linked to an international crime syndicate that police say is responsible for smuggling heroin and methamphetamine.
Malindo Air said it is cooperating with authorities after at least one of its cabin crew members was arrested in Australia for allegedly taking part in an international drug smuggling ring. Source: SOPA Images

Eight people were arrested in Melbourne, Australia, accused in the trafficking of millions of dollars worth of illegal drugs into the country over a period of months, two of them airline cabin crew members accused of smuggling the drugs via "body packing," .

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