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The network ferried the Class A drugs from Liverpool to Glasgow, initially using the railway before switching to cars. The drugs were then distributed around the city and surrounding towns.
Up to 30 men in both Scotland and England kept the drugs ring running.
Police described it as one of the most high-level crime groups in the country. Officers have spoken of a massive enterprise and the lavish lifestyles of the drug-dealers, funded by the misery of users and communities.