Ottawa family of four charged with exporting cocaine
An Ottawa family of four is facing 62 combined charges for allegedly exporting cocaine across the world.
The RCMP's Ottawa Airport Special Operations Unit said they arrested the family on Monday, then searched their home and found more than 520 grams of cocaine.
They also said they seized 220 grams of the drug en route to other countries.
It's alleged they exported to India, Russia, Australia as well as the United States and several European countries.
Charges facing 56-year-old Manouchehr Abdolahi, 56-year-old Vahideh Hossain Zadeh-Darian, 22-year-old Mohammed Abdolahi and 26-year-old Yasmine Abdolahi include trafficking a controlled substance and exporting a controlled substance.
Vahideh faces the most charges – 47 counts of exporting a controlled substance and six counts of trafficking.
Manouchehr and his daughter Yasmine have been released on bond, while the mother and son remain in custody until their next court appearance.