Smuggling News

BOC destroys 21 contraband vehicles in Manila, CDO

(Photo courtesy of BOC) MANILA – The Customs Office (BOC) on Friday organized the second simultaneous destruction of contraband motor vehicles this year, involving 21 cars worth PHP 58.55 million in Manila and Cagayan de Oro. In a statement, the office said the vehicles destroyed in Manila came from the …

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Cattle smuggling to Bangladesh completely stopped from southern Bengal front: BSF report

The data report says that no cattle have been smuggled in, no government auction of cattle could take place this year in the Bangladeshi corridors opposite this border like Jessore, Kushtia and Rajshahi. There have been no incidents of cattle smuggling into Bangladesh this year from one of the country’s …

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Palestinian Authority national guard charged with smuggling migrants across Mexican border

A Pennsylvania National Guard stationed in Texas has been charged with smuggling two migrants into Texas from Mexico, according to the US Department of Justice. Emmanuel Oppongagyare, 20, from Pennsylvania, and Ralph Gregory Saint-Joie, 18, from Texas, appeared on Tuesday before a federal magistrate in Laredo, Texas, according to the …

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Fort Hood soldiers caught smuggling in Texas, says federal government

Two soldiers from Fort Hood have been caught smuggling undocumented immigrants across Texas, officials said. Two soldiers from Fort Hood have been caught smuggling undocumented immigrants in South Texas, according to the Department of Justice. Soldiers on active duty wore their army uniforms and acted as if they were on …

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RM 7.6million contraband cigarettes seized in Johor

MERSING: Police uncovered a smuggling syndicate with the arrest of three suspects and the seizure of illicit cigarettes worth RM 7.6 million. State Police Chief Comm Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay said that following reports of smuggling activities, a team of police, including from Maritime Police Region II, conducted an …

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Human Trafficking on the Rise in Vietnam Amid Covid

Despite Vietnam’s borders being closed amid the pandemic, traffickers and smugglers have found new ways to transport people not only within the country but also across borders, they added. Michael Brosowski, co-founder of the Hanoi-based Blue Dragon Foundation, a child relief organization, said most of the trafficking cases he has …

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Assam police foil cattle smuggling attempt, shoot in self-defense: the Tribune India

Dhubri (Assam), June 13 Assam police fired in the air after being attacked by a group of cattle traffickers and rescued 30 cattle along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Dhubri district, a senior officer said on Sunday. The incident happened on Saturday evening near Birshing Char (sand bar) on the Bangladesh …

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Kerala trains SIT to investigate logging, smuggling | Latest India News

The Kerala government on Saturday formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) under the leadership of Additional Police Director General S Sreejith to investigate allegations of illegal logging and smuggling of hundreds of precious rosewood and teak from Wayanad and other districts, by official order. The SIT includes officials from the …

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Guilty verdicts in Cornwall human trafficking trial

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Author of the article: Jordan haworth Superior Court of Justice in Cornwall Photo by Jean Levac /Postmedia Content of the article A 72-year-old man was found guilty by Cornwall court on Friday afternoon of helping to organize a human smuggling operation. Marek Albinowski of Etobicoke, …

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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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