IRELAND: COSTA RICAN FOOTBALLER ARRESTED AFTER GANG TRIED SMUGGLE COCAINE IN FRUIT TO DONEGAL

On 2 September, Sunday World reported that a well-known former soccer player, Andy Furtado Dixon. 40, and 12 others have been arrested in Costa Rica as a criminal gang attempted to export shipments of cocaine into Donegal disguised as banana pulp.  Dixon had worked at the port terminal in Limon for at least 6 years.  He has 9 international caps for Costa Rica and made his debut in a February 2007 friendly match against Trinidad and Tobago.

https://www.sundayworld.com/crime/world-crime/costa-rican-footballer-arrested-after-gang-tried-smuggle-cocaine-in-fruit-to-donegal-40811467.html

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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