Vietnamese-Canadian LE HONG PHI Charged with Trafficking 1 Ton of Drugs, Extradited from Indonesia to Cambodia

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Vietnamese-Canadian LE HONG PHI Charged with Trafficking 1 Ton of Drugs, Extradited from Indonesia to Cambodia

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Cambodia News (Phnom Penh): On November 1, 2019, Cambodian police collaborated with Indonesian police in the extradition of a Vietnamese-Canadian man, LE HONG PHI, from a prison in Indonesia to Phnom Penh International Airport, Cambodia.

The suspect has already been sentenced in Cambodia to life imprisonment for trafficking over 1 ton of drugs from Ecuador to Cambodia in 2016, by shipping via China. The report says that the shipment was seized in Shanghai, however, the suspect has been sentenced in Cambodia. The suspect has now been sent to the Phnom Penh court to execute the sentence.
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Ahh - The modern Globalist

Canada Vietnam Indonesia Cambodia Ecuador China.

The dice rolled for Cambodia for once.

1 Ton only mehhhh. The famous 'wanted' Chinese tea lady on the corner has a bigger daily turnover
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Was it meth?
'Anybody know?

Or maybe stockpiling coke for trans shipment?
(like they do in South Africa)
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SternAAlbifrons wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:17 am Was it meth?
'Anybody know?

Or maybe stockpiling coke for trans shipment?
(like they do in South Africa)
If you're inquiring for a friend who has run out of stock his new number is courtesy of Prey Sar.

Ecuador doesn't really export to here quantities of meth as the lady next door has quite enough with her home brew kit.

Chin Chin :beer3:
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Equador is not significant cocaine producer - it is a logistics hub.

Sth America is increasingly manufacturing meth for the US market.
Are they now also sending in to Europe, via Cambodia?
Or coke??

If that is happening in 1 ton loads, with either meth or coke, it marks a major shift/expansion in Cambodia's historical transhipment roles.

Does anybody have any more info on this ^^ particular operation/bust?
(i can't find anything yet)
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SternAAlbifrons wrote: Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:49 am Equador is not significant cocaine producer - it is a logistics hub.

Sth America is increasingly manufacturing meth for the US market.
Are they now also sending in to Europe, via Cambodia?
Or coke??

If that is happening in 1 ton loads, with either meth or coke, it marks a major shift/expansion in Cambodia's historical transhipment roles.

Does anybody have any more info on this ^^ particular operation/bust?
(i can't find anything yet)
Agreed I stand corrected Stern- it's a strange case....

It is the drug route you’ve never heard of: a multibillion-dollar operation involving cocaine and methamphetamines being packed into the hulls of sailing boats in the US and Latin America and transported to Australia via South Pacific islands more often thought of as holiday destinations than narcotics hubs.

In the past five years there has been an explosion in the number of boats, sometimes carrying more than a tonne of cocaine, making the journey across the Pacific Ocean to feed Australia’s growing and very lucrative drug habit.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/ ... cking-boom
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Oh for the good old days when this was the domain of the adventurer/surfer/sailor navigating the shoals and reefs solely by the stars.
And with their secret cargo holds filled only with bundled pure golden righteousness wrapped onto bendy little bamboo sticks.

Not for for the millions - just for the sheer joy of it all...
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Was the scarf to allow him some dignity of concealing the handcuffs (unlikely) or did they just forget to bring a pair and had to buy a scarf from the gift shop (more likely).

It doesn't look like much of a welcoming party, not a uniform in sight posing for pictures...

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^^ maybe... ??
Two "hand picked" hard-core, street toughened, top cops who have seen more than a ton or two of meth themselves.
Just keeping it cosy for the ride back to the station (for a chat about the future)

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