Hunter Valley News
Wednesday, 29 November 2023

Divers warned against working in drug importation

Anna Houlahan
Updated November 21 2023 - 2:06pm, first published 11:57am
Packages containing 200 kilograms of cocaine seized from a cargo ship hull in Melbourne's port on August 9. Picture supplied
Packages containing 200 kilograms of cocaine seized from a cargo ship hull in Melbourne's port on August 9. Picture supplied

Professional divers have been warned against accepting work from criminal syndicates as police track a "rising trend" in illicit drugs allegedly smuggled inside cargo ship hulls to Australian ports.

Anna Houlahan

Anna Houlahan

Journalist

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