£300M UK Cocaine Plot

£300M UK Cocaine Plot

A man has been jailed for 28 years for masterminding a plot to smuggle cocaine, with an estimated street value of £406m, into the UK. John Alan Brooks, 61, was found guilty by a jury at Birmingham Crown Court of conspiracy to import the drug. Brooks is originally from Blackpool but had been living in Marbella, Spain, before his arrest in November. A spokesman for the Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca) who arrested him said he was an “international fixer”.He was arrested last  November in Blackpool after the interception of a boat called Dances With Waves carrying 1.5 tonnes of cocaine.

Added on: September 25th, 2012

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