Tulsa woman scammed into receiving, repackaging $300K worth of cocaine, police say

TULSA, Okla. — An older woman was duped into receiving cocaine and was given instructions to repackage the drugs to ship to another address, authorities said.

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According to a Facebook post by the Tulsa Police Department, officers executed a search warrant on Tuesday at a Tulsa residence. The warrant was the culmination of a weeks-long investigation, KOKI-TV reported.

Officers discovered 7 kilograms of cocaine, which had a street value of approximately $300,000, police said.

Tulsa police believe the woman was scammed online into receiving the drugs, repackaging them and shipping the narcotics to another address.

“Due to the nature of the crimes, the information and the woman were turned over to federal authorities as the investigation continues,” Tulsa police wrote on Facebook.

It was unclear what charges, if any, the woman might face.

The Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office and Homeland Security agents assisted in the investigation, police said.

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