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One US Coast Guard ship, 80 days, 6 seizures, seven tons of cocaine

Highlighting the massive scale of the international drug trade, a single coast guard cutter intercepted 6 smuggling operations and seized 7 tons of cocaine over a period of 80 days in the Pacific Ocean. The drugs seized are valued at an estimated 206 million USD. While the seizures are presented as major successes, they are are not record breaking and serve as a stark reminder of the difficulties faced by anti-smuggling agencies working to prevent trafficked goods from entering the US. 

Source: Nearly Seven Tons of Cocaine Worth $206M Seized by U.S. Coast Guard

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