New Sococo denies ties to drug trafficking

-director says Malaysian bust ruined business

The interception of cocaine in products packaged by the New Sococo Enterprise in Malaysia in 2012 put a serious dent in the company’s operations, according to its Managing Director Manjula Brijmohan, who has strongly denied any involvement in drug trafficking, including a plot uncovered to export cocaine from Guyana to Italy.

The New Sococo Enterprise was last week linked to the plot by US and Italian organised crime syndicates to export cocaine out of Guyana as part of a trans-Atlantic cocaine ring.

Following the arrest of some 24 persons involved in the operation, including Franco Lupoi, a member of the Gambino crime family, reports said that the FBI and Italian investigators intercepted email messages between mobsters in Italy and a fruit canning company in Georgetown, Guyana about the …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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