400,000 Ecstasy Pills Worth 4 Million Euros Found in Austria


Shortly after 2.55 million Ecstasy Pills from Netherlands were seized by Turkish Police, another large quantity of pills was found, this time in Austria.

According to ABC News, Austrian government officials say that police has found 400,000 ecstasy tablets worth millions of euros in a truck headed to Istanbul from Amsterdam.

Andrea Doczy of the Finance Ministry says the street value of the haul is 4 million euros. She said Wednesday the drugs were found hidden in a truck terminal near the city of Wels, in Upper Austria province.

She says the pills were hidden behind a load of kitchen appliances in five barrels, two boxes and a tote bag. The Turkish driver says he was paid 10,000 euros to transport the drugs to Turkey.

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