$US107,000 Worth Of Cocaine Found Hidden Inside Shoe Soles

When airport officials were examining leftover abandoned luggage (not really sure why they do this), they found suspicious looking sneakers that were heavier than normal. Turns out the shoe soles were hiding 2.2kg of cocaine.

Them drug mules are really resourceful when it comes to hiding their goods. I guess I would too with so much money at stake - 2.2kg of that snowy powder has a street value of $US107,000. The luggage had arrived at JFK Airport in New York from the Dominican Republic but the owner of the suitcase has yet to be located.

All I'm wondering is, can't a coke dealer afford better shoes? Hang Ten? Come on. [NBC New York]

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