This Is What $500 Million Of Drugs Looks Like

The Australian police just busted a shipment of half a billion dollars worth of crystal methamphetamine and heroin off the coast of Thailand. The drug bust is the third largest heroin bust in Australian history and the largest ever crystal meth haul.

Australian authorities seized 674 pounds of crystal methamphetamine and 555 pounds of heroin off the coast of Thailand.


The drugs weighed a half ton and were shipped in 3,200 terracotta pots:

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Are these worth more or less now?

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Australian Home Affairs Minister Jason Clare stated that ‘this is more heroin and more amphetamine than we often seize in an entire year.’

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