Co­caine ring.

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Po­lice have ar­rested four men be­lieved to be mem­bers of a gang smug­gling co­caine from West­ern Europe into Greece in trucks. The sus­pects, two for­eign na­tion­als aged 34 and 38, and two Greeks aged 41 and 50, were ar­rested on Tues­day in a nar­cotics squad op­er­a­tion in Athens and Arta, in north­west­ern Greece, po­lice said yes­ter­day. Po­lice be­lieve the 41-year-old Greek sus­pect was re­spon­si­ble for smug­gling co­caine from the Nether­lands into Greece. The two for­eign na­tion­als are al­leged to have ini­tially stored the drug and then sup­plied it to the other gang mem­bers. Drugs were even­tu­ally dis­trib­uted to users by taxi, driven by the 50year-old. Au­thor­i­ties con­fis­cated 1.6 kilo­grams of co­caine, small quan­ti­ties of pro­cessed and raw cannabis, 12,755 eu­ros in cash and two cars.

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