14 of the boldest smuggling attempts

Earlier this week, Evelio Padilla, a 28-year-old Honduran immigrant, pleaded guilty in federal court to attempting to smuggle drugs into the country using scuba diving gear and an underwater cross-border tunnel.

“Drug smugglers will try anything to move their product, even scuba diving in an underwater tunnel,” US Attorney Laura Duffy said in a statement.

Below are some of the most creative smuggling attempts.

A 'narco pigeon' was caught smuggling drugs into a Costa Rican prison.

Ministerio de Justicia y Paz de la Rep├║blica de Costa Rica


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