$48 Million Worth of Cocaine Found on a Japanese Beach

That's a lot of cocaine.

According to Japan's Fuji Network News, a local in the city of Yokosuka discovered four backpacks packed with the drug.


Each bag contained about twenty bricks of cocaine, wrapped in plastic and weighing one kilogram each.

In total, there were 80 kilos of coke. With a street value of 4.8 billion yen ($48 million), this the biggest illegal drug seizure in Japanese history.

横須賀市の砂浜に、末端価格48億円のコカイン80kg入りリュック [FNN]

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I think the most amazing thing here is that all this cocaine was found by a local who decided to take it to the police.