He was caught in a Bilston car park driving a BMW in which police officers found two one kilogram blocks of high quality cocaine worth 200,000 in a carrier bag with 55,500 cash – as well as his 1,000 fee for the job.
He was used rather than the user and was waiting for further instructions after collecting the drugs in London and the money from a man who came to the vehicle in Bilston with a bag, his lawyer told Wolverhampton Crown Court.
Another is Klevis Drazhi, 20, caught with 11 wraps of cocaine in Moorgate, London, and jailed for 18 months, claimed he was coerced into supplying drugs by a member of the Albania mafia after illegally entering the UK on the back of a lorry.
Alfred Hamzaj, 22 and jailed for eight months for dealing in Dewsbury, west Yorkshire, after being caught with four kilogrammes of cannabis, claimed he had fallen into crime after losing his job at a hand car wash due to his illegal immigration status.
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