How exactly does coke become designer kicks? Obviously you mix the drug with liquid which turns it into a paste which can then be molded into a shoe and painted to resemble a pair of Manolos. The traffickers would see that the $70,000 “shoes” were transported from Colombia to Barcelona, where the shoes were broken back down into powder form and distributed to dealers.
After doing this for two years, the gang was finally caught by the Spanish police. Six members of the ring were found with $630,000 at the Barcelona airport. Also, a high-speed car chase was involved. We’re horrified and impressed all at once.