drug smuggling


How Did 137 Kilos of Canadian Weed End Up in Hong Kong?

It's been sent via airmail to Hong Kong in the last three months and has been seized by customs.
Lex Celera
Red Cards Presented by Ryot

The Champion Mountain Biker Turned Drug Smuggler

VICE Sports meets legendary mountain biker Missy Giove to learn how a downhill champ ended up hunted by the DEA for her role in a multimillion-dollar drug smuggling operation.
VICE Sports Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Your Grandma Might Be a Drug Mule, Canadian Government Warns

Senior citizens are being targeted by traffickers to smuggle drugs, a new report says.
Manisha Krishnan
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Tried to Smuggle Cocaine in a Fake Butt, Cops Say

They spotted him waddling around Lisbon's airport in the coke booty shorts.
Drew Schwartz
River Donaghey

Colombia's Hidden Cocaine-Smuggling Route

VICE Colombia takes a trip along El Naya to see how the drug gets made, packaged, and shipped to the US from start to finish.
VICE Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Smugglers Stashed More Than 1,600 Pounds of Cocaine Inside Pineapples

The coke was coated in pineapple-yellow wax and hidden inside hollowed-out shells of the fruit.
River Donaghey
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Someone's Been Launching Weed over the Border with a Giant Bazooka

Mexican authorities found the makeshift cannon inside a cargo van, along with around 1,800 pounds of weed and 2,000 rounds of ammunition.
River Donaghey
Border Lines

Great, Mexican Drug Cartels Now Have Weaponized Drones

“Potato bomb” quadcopters give narcos more options for perpetrating crimes they're perfectly capable of pulling off some other way.
David Axe
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Texas Cop Who Said Town Was 'Infested' with Cartels Allegedly Worked with Them

The feds say Geovani Hernandez bragged about his ties to a powerful cartel boss and took thousands in exchange for protecting drug runners.
Drew Schwartz

How Drug Cartels Operate Like Silicon Valley Startups

"Maybe the next Steve Jobs is a girl in Oaxaca."
Rory Smith

Women Charged in Massive Coke Smuggling Bust Documented Whole Trip on Instagram

They were having the time of their lives before the $22 million coke bust.
Rachel Browne

What It's Like to Be a Female Drug Mule Serving Time in Prison

Sylvia R. was a single mom from Slovakia who was caught smuggling cocaine out of Argentina. She's now one of the thousands of women who are languishing in Latin American jails for drug trafficking.
Maria Florencia Alcaraz