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A woman was busted for carrying cocaine in her breast implants, according to police reports.
Spanish authorities said that they have detained a Panamanian woman arriving at Barcelona Airport, with 1.38 kilograms or 3 pounds of cocaine hidden in her breast implants.
The Interior Ministry said Wednesday, that the border police noticed fresh scars and blood stained gauze on her chest and pale spots under her skin.
The woman said she had recently had breast implants surgery.
The statement said that police suspected that something was wrong and sent her to a local hospital, where the implants were removed and found to contain cocaine.
She came to Spain from Bogota, Colombia.
The European authorities routinely subject passengers arriving from Latin America, to strict controls to combat drug smuggling.