Australia charges Israeli in drug smuggling

An Australian court charged an Israeli man with smuggling some 250 pounds of drugs into the country. Police alleged that Benjamin Rosenfeld was hiding the drug MDMA – a main component of ecstasy – in solar heater containers. The amount of MDMA found – some $37 million worth – was enough to produce 1.2 million ecstasy tablets.Rosenfeld, 46, was arrested during a police raid late last week in New South Wales. He was denied bail by the court, which set a July trial date.

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