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Adam Hunter likened to romance scam victim after 'foolish' involvement in $144 million drug plot

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By Blake Foden
Updated August 9 2021 - 11:11am, first published 5:27am
Bungendore landscaper Adam Hunter. Picture: LinkedIn

A "foolish" businessman busted trying to import $144 million worth of cocaine has been likened to a romance scam victim, or someone "who goes overseas thinking they're going to get the riches from some sultan".

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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