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$44 million of meth found in furniture in Australia

Friday, September 21, 2012

Authorities in Australia found $42 million worth of meth--- sealed inside furniture.

The drugs are valued at $44 million U.S dollars.

Australian Federal Police and Customs and Border Protection officials say they were tipped off about a shipping container that came into Sydney from Hong Kong.

After x-raying and inspecting the container, authorities found 71-kilogram packages hidden inside the furniture.

Three men from Sydney now face several charges.

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