Romania

Foreigner Bound for Spain Caught at Costa Rican Airport Muling Cocaine

Wednesday, September 30 the Juan Santamaría International Airport in Alajuela, Costa Rica was the scene of the 18th capture of a "drug mule" so far this year, said the Ministry of Public Security. Officials with Costa Rica's drug control police (PCD) stopped a 54-year-old Romanian man surnamed Oprisoni who was heading for Spain, and later discovered he was carrying packets of cocaine in his sto...

Foreigners Detained in Connection With ATM Skimming in Costa Rica 

By Wendy Anders Late Sunday afternoon, police observed suspicious activity at an automated teller machine (ATM) near the National University campus in downtown Heredia, Costa Rica which led to the detention of two men, said Pablo Calvo, Public Security Ministry spokesman, yesterday in a press conference. After observing the men leave the ATM and then head to another nearby ATM, police interv...