Argentina: Professor of physics sentenced to prison for drug smuggling

Posted on November 21, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America, Tourist Arrested

Professor Paul Frampton Professor from the University of North Carolina reported that a British scientist caught smuggling two kilos of cocaine at a South American airport has been jailed for almost five years. Professor Paul Frampton, 68, claimed he was duped into carrying the drugs in a honeytrap sting involving a glamour model. But the Oxford-educated academic was sentenced to four years and eight months after being convicted of drug trafficking at a court in Argentina. Read Article

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