Smuggling News

Facebook fails to control smugglers who bring migrants into US, report says

Nineteen Facebook pages allegedly offering human smuggling services to help migrants illegally cross the US-Mexico border remained active on the platform for at least a month despite the company being notified. , according to a report. The groups advertise things like routes and prices for those looking to make the …

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Seven years in prison for the mate of the freighter where the authorities in Philly found a record 20 tons of cocaine

The mate of an international transport vessel aboard which federal authorities at the Port of Philadelphia seized a record 20 tonnes of cocaine in 2019 is expected to be paid more than $ 1 million for overseeing the smuggling effort, have said federal prosecutors. The disclosure – a rare glimpse …

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Bangladesh to monitor TikTok after girls are lured by traffickers | News on human trafficking

Surveillance begins on app users after a gang of traffickers who lured girls into the sex trade in India has been dismantled. Bangladesh began monitoring people using the TikTok video-sharing platform after security forces dismantled a gang of traffickers who lured girls into the sex trade in neighboring India using …

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Three people arrested for smuggling red sandalwood worth Rs 27 lakh: Pune police

Pune City Police arrested three people in connection with the smuggling of red sandalwood, which is a prohibited item for export and also covered by the Convention’s list on International Trade in Species of Fauna and Wildlife. endangered wild flora (CITES). Police identified the defendants as Alen Waghmare (25), Rohit …

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Anti-smuggling measures in sight – Journal

ISLAMABAD: The government has finalized a series of proposals to facilitate small businesses and introduce severe penalties to improve enforcement of smuggling and under-invoicing in the next budget. In a major move to launch a crackdown on contraband goods, it has been proposed to introduce penalties that will be imposed …

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BSF dismantles gang involved in smuggling fake Indian banknotes from Bangladesh

The Border Security Force (BSF) unearthed a gang operating on both sides of the Indo-Bangladesh border by grabbing two of their members while smuggling counterfeit Indian currency notes (FICN) into Indian territory. The racket was dismantled after BSF Guwahati Frontier Battalion 67 troops apprehended the smugglers with FICN having a …

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Georgia Amber Alert Ends At Rest Area In Alabama With 5 Inmates In Human Trafficking Investigation

A Georgia Amber alert issued Monday morning for a teenager ended at a drop-in center in eastern Alabama and launched an investigation into human trafficking. According to the Haralson County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia, deputies were dispatched at 1:17 a.m. Monday to report a child abduction. Investigators learned that a …

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Illegal drug smuggling snowshoes are discreet due to travel restrictions

Hyderabad: Illegal drug smuggling at both Cyberabad and Rachakonda police stations has shown a significant drop in closures, travel restrictions and tight control over drug traffickers over the past 15 months, according to police. In 2020, around 25 cases were recorded within the boundaries of Rachakonda Police Station for illegal …

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K-pop star BoA ​​cleared of drug smuggling zolpidem in Korea – Manila bulletin

BoA (Instagram) Prosecutors have decided not to indict K-pop artist BoA, who is also creative director at SM Entertainment, with a case of smuggling mind-altering drugs to South Korea from Japan. On December 16, the Seoul Central District Prosecutor’s Office summoned BoA for allegedly attempting to smuggle mind-altering drugs, including …

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