Colombian caught in Spain with cocaine under toupee

Man Arrested In Spain With Cocaine Worth $34,000 Under His Wig

Spanish police arrested the man at Barcelona's global airport after uncovering a package of cocaine worth €30,000 ($34,000) beneath his toupee, officials said Tuesday.

Spanish Police released images of the offender on Twitter on Tuesday morning, images which illustrated the folly of the attempted smuggling and why the hairpiece just might have attracted the attention of the authorities.

But passengers acting as mules are frequently caught trying to smuggle relatively small amounts of the drug through the country's airports, including Barcelona's El Prat airport.

The man's toupee was removed during the search, and officers found a package stuck to his head.

Spain, with its historic and linguistic links to South America, is an important gateway for cocaine to Europe, mainly from Colombia.

Security officers detained the suspect and allegedly discovered that he had a package strapped to his head underneath the toupee. The UK tops the list, followed by the Netherlands, Denmark, France and Ireland, according to the UK's Guardian.

They cited recent cases in which smugglers had tried to bring drugs into Europe inside hollowed-out pineapples, breast implants and a wheelchair cushion.



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