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US Navy Rescues Drug Dealers From Burning Ship Off Oman | News from USA®

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – The US Navy announced on Thursday it had rescued five Iranians suspected of drug trafficking after apparently setting fire to their hideout aboard a traditional sailboat off the coast of Oman, although ‘one is still missing. The Navy released aerial surveillance footage showing the …

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NCB seizes 13 cr worth of drugs by courier | Bombay News

Mumbai The Mumbai area office of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) carried out eight operations in the past two days and seized nearly 10 kg of multiple drugs and psychotropic substances, with an estimated value of ??13 crore on the illicit market. An Ivorian national was arrested by the BCN …

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Egyptian businessman accused of smuggling antiques

Prominent businessman Hassan Rateb and 20 other defendants were taken to criminal court on Sunday after being charged by a public prosecutor with illegally searching and smuggling antiques. A prosecution statement says Rateb was arrested in June after police investigations revealed he was paying for illegal archaeological digs carried out …

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There is an alarming increase in drug trafficking: Director General of NCB | Guwahati News

GUWAHATI: Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) director general SN Pradhan said on Friday that the bureau’s regional office in the northeast would work closely with the northeastern states and central paramilitary forces stationed here to combat drug trafficking, which has increased alarmingly in the region. He was addressing a two-day training …

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More baggage handlers and gang members arrested for drug trafficking operation

Five of those arrested were reportedly involved in transporting 30 kg of methamphetamine, wrapped and disguised as taro and cassava, in a container from Tonga to the port of Auckland. Among those arrested, two were working or transporting containers from the Port of Auckland. “Two members of the King Cobra …

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House panel to fight against agricultural smuggling in PH

MANILA – The House Ways and Means committee will continue to examine agricultural contraband in the country, a panel member said on Monday. Committee member and PBA party list representative Jericho Jonas Nograles, at the briefing of relevant government agencies to the committee on Monday, said he had received “very …

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As pandemic hits air transport, gold traffickers take Myanmar route

As the Covid-19 pandemic hits air transport, gold traffickers have shifted their route from West Asia to Myanmar to bring the yellow metal to India, according to the annual report of the Directorate of Tax Intelligence (DRI ). The agency, which reports to the finance ministry, seized gold worth around …

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Phoenix Man Sentenced to Prison in Ammunition Smuggling Case | Arizona News

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – A 26-year-old Phoenix man has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for attempting to transport thousands of cartridges from the United States to Mexico. A federal judge in Tucson convicted Mauricio Robles on Wednesday for his July 26 guilty plea. According to a …

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Gang who smuggled 117million illegal cigarettes into UK and sent huge wads of cash to ‘Big Boss’ revealed by EncroChat hack

A gang that smuggled over 117 million illegal cigarettes into the UK and cheated the tax authorities over £ 36million has been caught in the EncroChat hack. The Rochdale-based gang smuggled the illicit cigarettes into the country on a “massive scale”, hiding them in trucks. They also sent millions of …

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Smuggling gangs entice migrants to cross the English Channel – BBC News – Oakland News Now

Oakland News Now – Smuggling gangs encourage migrants to cross the English Channel – BBC News – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper left corner of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post for this type of video blog content. Days after the …

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