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Earlier this week, Evelio Padilla, a 28-year-old Honduran immigrant, pleaded guilty in federal court to attempting to smuggle drugs into the country using scuba-diving gear and an underwater, cross-border tunnel.

“Drug smugglers will try anything to move their product, even scuba diving in an underwater tunnel,” US Attorney Laura Duffy said in a statement.

Below are some of the most creative smuggling attempts.

A “narco pigeon” was caught smuggling drugs into a Costa Rican prison.

This woman was apprehended smuggling 51 tropical fish when customs officers heard “flipping” noises coming from her waist.

This woman was apprehended smuggling 51 tropical fish when customs officers heard "flipping" noises coming from her waist.

A drone dropped heroin, marijuana, and tobacco into an Ohio prison yard.

German customs agents foiled a money laundering operation after finding currency stuffed inside croissants.

German customs agents foiled a money laundering operation after finding currency stuffed inside croissants.

Customs agents became suspicious when they found a Long Beach man attempting to board a plane headed to Japan with an unusual amount of chocolate candy. All 45 candy bars were filled with methamphetamine.

Customs agents became suspicious when they found a Long Beach man attempting to board a plane headed to Japan with an unusual amount of chocolate candy. All 45 candy bars were filled with methamphetamine.

 

US Transportation Security Administration agents at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, Rhode Island, found a gun hidden inside a Mickey Mouse plush doll.

US Transportation Security Administration agents at T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, Rhode Island, found a gun hidden inside a Mickey Mouse plush doll.

This Mr. Potato Head doll, intercepted in the mail en route to Australia, contained 293 grams of ecstasy.

This Mr. Potato Head doll, intercepted in the mail en route to Australia, contained 293 grams of ecstasy.

In this photo, a German customs officer holds a confiscated soccer ball filled with cigarettes.

In this photo, a German customs officer holds a confiscated soccer ball filled with cigarettes.

 

 

 

These 150 bottles of “gay lube oil” were filled with illegal liquid steroids.

These 150 bottles of "gay lube oil" were filled with illegal liquid steroids.

US Customs and Border Protection officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport found $65,200 in counterfeit bills concealed in flimsy floral place mats.

US Customs discovered 5.3 pounds of cocaine worth $160,000 inside the battery of the smuggler’s car.

The smugglers behind this attempt filled the hood of their car as well as various parts of the vehicle with marijuana.

Nearly half a million in unreported cash was hidden in a box of diapers and trash bags and submerged in a 5-gallon bucket of paint.

Spanish airport authorities saw an 8-year-old boy inside a suitcase during an X-ray scan.

Spanish airport authorities saw an 8-year-old boy inside a suitcase during an X-ray scan.

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14 Of The Boldest Smuggling Attempts

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