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Old 19 January 2007, 07:01   #1
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Busted!

70 mph (load of 60 tonnes) RIB couple gets done for making drug smuggling RIBs, quite amusing, the pictures look quite interesting, but these boats are not that rare, I remember seeing a link to a site where there were military style RIBs with 6-8 racked engines and about 14 metres or so, and they cant have gone that slowly either, what are peoples views on this...
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Old 19 January 2007, 07:14   #2
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got any pictures or a link?
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Old 19 January 2007, 07:17   #3
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..., what are peoples views on this...
With 60 tonnes on board, I think the RIB would have only gone one way......


linkylink thingy.. http://www.metro.co.uk/news/article....&in_page_id=34
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Old 19 January 2007, 07:26   #4
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This is quite an old story - well the arrest was a few months back anyway.
They're alledged involvement was provision of boats and laundering (perhaps via provision of the boats).
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Old 19 January 2007, 07:56   #5
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That'll be one of these then
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Old 19 January 2007, 08:10   #6
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Was the one that they stopped Yellow by any chance
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Was the one that they stopped Yellow by any chance
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Old 19 January 2007, 09:17   #8
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Old 19 January 2007, 10:44   #9
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Now a gap has appeared in the market anyone fancy a job , it might be heavy on petrol but the rewards are...well the figures speak for themselves.

60 tons = 54431.0844 kg or 54431084.4 g
class A £40 a gram = £2,177,243,376
class C £10 a gram = £544,310,844

aint quite sure why they have been nicked though, after all would ford if a jag was used in a robbery, because it was fast?
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aint quite sure why they have been nicked though, after all would ford if a jag was used in a robbery, because it was fast?

Mmmmm…. . Perhaps because of the unexplained two million in cash… or his admission of money laundering…. ?
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