New Use for Steel – Dutch seize tons of cocaine in Rotterdam port hidden inside reels of steel cable

Well, here’s a novel use for steel

From USA Today

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Authorities seized 5 tons of cocaine hidden in reels of steel cable in the Port of Rotterdam last month in what prosecutors described Monday as one of the country’s biggest drug busts.

The seizure was the largest in the Netherlands in terms of value, with an estimated street worth of $275 million. It was kept secret until Monday while arrests were prepared.

The way prices are fluctuating, we may soon be talking about the “street price” of steel …

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