A 53-year old woman from Finland was arrested at Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” when she attempted to smuggle to Greece 2,230 kilograms of cocaine. The Finnish arrived from Panama via Istanbul. The drugs were hidden inside five bottles of hair shampoo.
During the investigation it was revealed that a 51-year old man from Nigeria was the recipient of the drugs, who was located and arrested in the Athens district of Patissia.
Another foreign national, alleged to have recruited the Finnish is wanted.
The drugs were confiscated and the suspects, alleged to be members of a cocaine dealing ring, were sent to the prosecutor.