How Mexican Drug Cartels Use Brujas to Smuggle Drugs Over the Border

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Would you suspect this Bruja of having hundreds of kilos in her vehicle.

In the endless fight on drugs one of the strangest ways that the cartels have used to smuggle drugs in the U.S is by recruiting “brujas” or witches who will look like innocent old ladies and have a vehicle packed with illegal narcotics. The cartels know that law enforcement officers stereotype and they will have a car packed with Mexican gangbangers and customs will spend time searching the vehicle of the “bangers” and wave the “brujas” right through. It probably doesn’t hurt that the witches say special prayers to avoid detection. Many drug traffickers are very superstitious and use these witches for good luck and protection. Check out this video about the rise of Santa Muerte in Mexico:

 

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