The most bizarre things that people have tried to smuggle
US customs agents seized a shipment of corn flakes coated in cocaine
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Human beings can be very creative at times, especially when there's money at the end of the road. Even though the likelihood of getting through the security checkpoint with contraband is minimal, it doesn't stop people from trying to smuggle all sorts of things into foreign territories—from human skulls to live animals.
Even classic drug schemes have become extremely creative. For example, US Customs and Border Patrol agents in Cincinnati recently seized 44 lbs of corn flakes coming in from South America. What could be wrong with the staple cereal? Well, instead of being coated in sugar, these corn flakes were coated in cocaine. Though it may have been clever enough to pass by humans, the shipment was flagged by a narcotic detector dog named Bico, the news release reports.
And that's just the tip of the iceberg! Click here to see some of the most bizarre contraband schemes ever intercepted.