White Paper: Fingerprint-based drug test helps airport and border control teams combat body packing


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Body packing is an established means of smuggling drugs, first occurring in the early 1970s and becoming more and more prevalent. It’s a form of drug smuggling that specifically involves the swallowing or insertion of drug filled packs inside the body. Primarily involving cocaine or heroin, the process involves considerable risk for the person involved, particularly due to the risk of acute drug toxicity resulting from a pack splitting or drug seepage.

Our White Paper addresses the challenge of airline drug smuggling via body packing and examines how fingerprint drug testing is being used to help to tackle the issue:

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