A mysterious "Jamaican businessman" has been blamed by a British couple who are accused of smuggling cocaine, according to U.K. reports.
Former cartel members testified that narcotics were hidden in shipping containers, passenger cars with hidden compartments, trucks, tanker trains and even cans of jalapeños.
More than a dozen arrests were made before the "Holy Ship!" party cruise embarked from Port Canaveral.
The DEA confiscated a shipment of canned jalapenos in Tijuana, Mexico, from a counterfeit company called La Comadre, according to a witness.
A Justice Department lawyer in San Diego warned border authorities that an increased number of immigration cases "will occupy substantially more of our resources."
She was reportedly catfished by someone in Shanghai and asked to take the backpack to Melbourne as a favor.
She previously claimed that she didn't know how the 200 pounds of cocaine had appeared in her possession.
FedEx records show that between March 2016 through July 2017, about 47 packages were mailed by the same San Francisco sender, according to the criminal complaint.
The tunnel started under a Tijuana house and was equipped with a rail system.
A sniffer dog alerted authorities to the squirreled-away shipment.
Kevin Winters, McCollum's solicitor, said she was released effectively on parole.
The pair, nephews of the president's wife, had contacted an undercover U.S. agent about selling 800 kg of cocaine.
Authorities seized two tonnes of amphetamine pills at Beirut airport last week.
Scott Stammers was caught along with four other men following an extensive DEA investigation.