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Greek Billionaire and heir to the Coca-Cola Fortune was arrested in the Carribbean for smuggling almost $1.5million dollars worth of cannabis to the island of St.Kitt.

According to the Vancouver Sun, Alkiviades “Alki” David, 50, was arrested by the Anti-Narcotics Unit at the Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport after customs officials found approximately 5,000 cannabis plants in addition to seeds and a variety of other cannabis products.

He is being charged with importation of a controlled drug into the federation, officials from the St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force confirmed to The Daily Express.

Alki claimed the plants on board were “all hemp” and were related to a new venture to start a legal cannabis business in the region.

David was released after paying $30,000 cash bail. He appear at Basseterre Magistrate Court on May 14. He’s required to surrender all travel documents and report to the Frigate Bay Police Station for daily check-ins.

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