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(The Daily Mail) The U.S. Coast Guard seized 4.2 tons of cocaine in the largest maritime bust of the drug in the Atlantic for nearly 20 years.

Authorities seized the drugs from a boat off South America's northeastern coast, the U.S. Coast Guard said Monday.

About 4.2 tons of cocaine, with an estimated street value of $125million, was confiscated from a fishing boat in international waters off Suriname, said Ricardo Castrodad, a spokesman for the U.S. Coast Guard in San Juan.

It was the largest cocaine bust since 1999.  Photos provided by the coast guard and US Drug Enforcement Agency show stacks of the white substance piled up after seizure. 

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