Pensioners used as mules in global drug scam

Australian Police busts drug trafficking scam where elderly couples are being used.

    Australian Police say they have uncovered an international drug trafficking scam where pensioners were being used as mules.

    It came to light when a couple arrived in Perth, unknowingly carrying 7 million dollars worth of methamphetamine.

    Al Jazeera's Kim Vinnell reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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