Woman wearing fake pregnancy belly arrested in Argentina in failed pot-smuggling attempt

A woman was arrested in Argentina this week for attempting to smuggle 9 pounds of marijuana inside a fake pregnancy bump, Argentina’s Gendarmería Nacional tweeted Wednesday.

The unnamed woman was caught on a bus as she allegedly attempted to bring the drugs across the border into Chile.

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An accomplice on the bus was also caught with marijuana inside his bag, the Gendarmería Nacional said.

“She made a belly out of paste, hid 15 cannabis bricks inside it and faked a pregnancy before trying to take it from Mendoza to Santa Cruz,” Argentina’s Minister for Security Patricia Bullrich wrote in the tweet.

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“The pretend mom-to-be and her accomplice were arrested.”