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More and more drugs are getting moved through ocean containers.

Trump’s border crackdown has forced drug smugglers off-shore as they stuff ocean freighters with cocaine

It's getting tougher to move drugs through land ports as President Donald Trump leads a crackdown on the southern border. Enter ocean freighters.
Hurricane Dorian moves slowly past Grand Bahama Island on September 2, 2019.

Waves caused by Hurricane Dorian are washing up bricks of cocaine on Florida beaches

Hurricane Dorian blew past Florida's eastern coast this week, stirring up waves and causing kilos of cocaine to wash up on beaches, authorities said.

A Mexican judge says 2 people can legally use cocaine — but they can’t buy or sell it

A court in Mexico ordered the government to allow plaintiffs to "possess, transport and use cocaine," but not to sell or buy it.
Regular, heavy cocaine use can have extremely negative consequences.

What cocaine does to your body and brain

Whether it's snorted, smoked, or injected, cocaine enters the bloodstream and starts affecting the brain in a matter of seconds.
US Coast Guard cutter Midgett crew members seized more than 2,100 pounds of cocaine from a low-profile go-fast vessel interdicted in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean, July 26, 2019.

The Coast Guard’s newest cutter busted 2,100 pounds of cocaine before it even got to home port for the first time

The Coast Guard has been hauling in record amounts of cocaine, and this was likely the first of many such busts for the cutter Midgett.
It was a hot one.

2 men got trapped in a shipping container full of cocaine in record heat and had to call police for help

The men locked themselves inside the container located in the Antwerp port and needed police assistance getting out. They remain in custody.

A fleet of boats, a corrupt crew, and fresh locks — here’s how smugglers loaded $1 billion worth of cocaine onto a ship owned by JPMorgan

Federal agents took about a week to weigh and catalog the nearly 20 tons of cocaine seized on the MSC Gayane.

Here’s what 5 experts told us about the $1 billion worth of cocaine found on a boat owned by JPMorgan

"No cartel would risk such a large amount of their product unless they were pretty sure they had the right 'controls' in place."
MSC Gayane

4 surprising facts about the $1 billion of cocaine found on a ship owned by JPMorgan

The sheer quantity of cocaine, the JPMorgan link, the ship's Liberian flag, and a string of West African drug busts make for interesting reading.

Here’s why JPMorgan doesn’t seem concerned that a ship it owns was just seized with $1 billion of cocaine on board

A column by Matt Levine, a finance columnist at Bloomberg Opinion and former lawyer, gave four reasons why JPMorgan should be in the clear.