In this Jan. While most of the mules are men, a growing number are women. In this Oct. The plight of female drug mules in Peru got international attention last year when an Irish and a Scottish woman were caught trying to smuggle 23 pounds of cocaine to Spain.
Pictured: Incredible X-ray of drugs mule who SWALLOWED 1.2kg of cocaine to beat customs
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It was an office like any office. The only difference being that it was a security office at the airport. And he was sitting in a chair with his hands handcuffed before him in his lap. He had been going through the TSA security line and had been pulled out of the line and escorted to this very office by a young Filipino female TSA officer. And here he sat, cooling his heels for, how long was it now? He twisted his handcuffed hands together and glancing at his watch, realized he'd been waiting for fifteen minutes. What was going on?
Drug mule’s hell
Nigerian Mathew Atueyi, 48, was jailed for three years today after he was caught with the high purity Class A drug as he tried to enter the UK. A brazen cocaine smuggler swallowed 80 packages containing more than 1kg of cocaine in a bid to evade airport officials. Nigerian Mathew Atueyi, 48, was jailed for three years today after he was caught with the high purity class A drug as he tried to enter the UK. An incredible picture released by the National Crime Agency shows Atueyi's insides full of the egg-shaped pellets. A strip search was carried out, but nothing was found, and Atueyi was then taken to hospital where x-rays revealed 80 packages concealed internally.
Allen told the show about her conviction for attempting to carry 17 pounds 7. Allen says she was duped into carrying the drugs by a man who she spent time with while on holiday in Peru. She says she was leaving Peru for Greece and the man had asked her to bring some handbags to his brother who was planning to sell them.