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IRBn agent among four detained in Naharlagun drug trafficking case

Four people, including an IRBn agent, were arrested in Naharlagun in Arunachal Pradesh for their alleged involvement in drug trafficking. Acting on the basis of accurate information, a team of Naharlagun police, under the direct supervision of SDPO Abhimanyu Poswal, launched an operation and arrested suspected drug trafficker Sagar Das. …

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Six men accused of smuggling cocaine worth £ 160million could face two trials

Six men accused of trafficking two tons of cocaine worth an estimated £ 160million could now face two trials next year. Plymouth Crown Court has heard that there is not a single courtroom on the circuit that can accommodate all defendants on the same platform. The court must, by law, …

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Jury Sentences Noah Landfried, Michel Cercone and Anthony Smith in Pennsylvania Prison Drug Operation

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania. (WKBN) – A federal jury has convicted three men in a drug smuggling operation in the Pennsylvania prison system. Noah Landfried, Michel Cercone and Anthony Smith were found guilty of conspiring to distribute Schedule I and II controlled substances between 2017 and 2019, according to United States Prosecutor …

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American convicted of human trafficking case receives prison term

Breadcrumb Links News Local news criminality The owner of an inn near Blaine who helped smuggle foreign nationals into Canada has been sentenced to jail and probation. Author of the article: Keith Fraser Release date : Dec 17 2021 • 19 minutes ago • 3 minutes to read • Join …

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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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‘Guerrilla tactics’ at sea: Smugglers make bold comeback after crackdown on frozen meat speedboat trade from Hong Kong to mainland China

Smugglers have used “guerrilla tactics” to transport frozen meat from Hong Kong to mainland China on speedboats in a daring comeback despite rampant trade crackdowns, police sources say. The shift in strategy came after authorities stepped up the fight against these illegal maritime operations, following the death of a police …

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“I smuggle national news films out in my pants” – says former Ampthill news producer

Helen Armitage of Ampthill has had an illustrious television and news career for over 40 years, 12 of them at Channel 4 News. She worked there as a European producer from 1984 to 1992, and her work took her all over the world, including covering the fall of the Berlin …

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How do smugglers’ gangs exploit the Channel crossings?

Concerns were expressed over human trafficking after at least 31 people died in a dinghy attempting to cross the Channel from France. Authorities on both sides of the water have been playing cat and mouse with criminal gangs for years as the way they operate changes to reflect the times. …

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EU’s Borrell and Tadjik FM discuss Afghan border security and need to stop migrant smuggling

European Union foreign policy chief Joseph Borrell held talks with Tajik Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin on Monday on ways to maintain security at the Tajik-Afghan borders. Speaking at the 17th EU-Central Asia ministerial meeting, top diplomats spoke of Tajikistan’s concern over the threat of extremism and organized crime fueled by …

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Trio of drug dealers boast ‘we’re going to hit the jackpot’ in over £ 4.5million undercover sting

Three men who used a moving company as a cover for their drug trafficking were arrested after police overheard them bragging about their plans at a cafe. Mark Youell, 64, was heard telling his partners Alfred Rumbold, 65, of Orpington, and Brian Wright, 73: “We’re going to hit the jackpot.” …

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Authorities thwart wine smuggling offer in Jeddah

DJEDDAH: More than 18 months after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, children around the world continue to face challenges caused by disruptions to their regular education and socialization. Parents, teachers, educational institutions and governments have continued to put the well-being of younger generations at the top of their priorities, …

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EU plans to make 1,400 arrests for human trafficking in 2022

A leaked internal document revealed details of dozens of operational plans to crack down on migrant smugglers next year, including a target of more than 1,400 arrests – mostly under the auspices of EU border agency Frontex . Some are run by individual Member States, others by EU agencies like …

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Drugs smuggled into Ireland ‘inside horses and donkeys’, police meeting says

Criminals have stuffed packages containing drugs into low-value female horses and donkeys in an attempt to smuggle narcotics into the state, the Dublin City Council Joint Police Committee has learned. Fianna Fáil adviser Deirdre Heney said she found information about the practice, which involved inserting packets into animals’ vaginas before …

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New Mexico man arrested for allegedly hiding 67 illegal immigrants in van

A New Mexico man was arrested Tuesday after border patrol officers discovered 67 illegal immigrants concealed in the back compartment of a box van he was driving in West Texas. Javier Duarte, a 22-year-old who lives in Las Cruces, allegedly drove the white box truck near Alpine, Texas on Tuesday …

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Iranian weapons smuggled from Yemen to Somalia – study

Weapons supplied by Iran to its Houthi allies in Yemen have been smuggled across the Gulf of Aden to Somalia, according to a Geneva-based think tank, where al-Shabab insurgents linked to al-Qaeda are fighting against a weak and divided government. The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime said its study …

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Man Sentenced to Nearly 4 Years for Fatal Attempt to Smuggle Drainage Pipe

Photo via Pixabay A man who guided more than a dozen migrants through an underground drainage pipe at the US-Mexico border during a rainstorm that resulted in the drowning death of his brother was sentenced Monday to nearly four years in prison. Leobardo Soto-Toledo pleaded guilty earlier this year to …

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Punjab DGP calls on authorities to crack down on smugglers and smuggling in border districts

Punjab Police Director General (DGP) Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota on Saturday ordered all SSPs in border districts to maintain strict surveillance and regularly monitor the activities of all identified smugglers. The DGP also instructed the respective Police Commissioners / SSP to prepare the files of the gangsters / traffickers and …

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3 men charged with smuggling immigrants arrested following prosecution in Kerr, Kendall counties

KERRVILLE, Texas – Three men charged with immigrant smuggling were arrested Tuesday following a 40-mile high-speed chase through Kendall and Kerr counties. According to the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office, a special units investigator intercepted four eastbound vehicles on Interstate 10 west of Kerrville that allegedly transported undocumented migrants from Mexico …

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Hong Kong police arrest suspected smuggler ring, seize 5 speedboats at Lantau site

Hong Kong police arrested the suspected head of a cross-border smugglers union on Wednesday and seized five powerful speedboats hidden nearby in a remote location on Lantau Island. Chief Inspector Yu Pok-hon, of the New Southern Territories anti-triad team, said intelligence services led officers to the coastal site near Tai …

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Czech model acquitted in drug trafficking case

LAHORE: A bench in the Lahore High Court on Monday allowed an appeal from Czech model Tereza Hluskova and acquitted her in a drug trafficking case. The judiciary composed of Judge Ali Baqar Najafi and Judge Sardar Muhammad Sarfraz Dogar announced a short-term order on the foreign national’s appeal. On …

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Australia drug smuggling case: Bukit Aman doesn’t rule out Malaysian links

JOHOR BAHRU (October 31): Police did not rule out the possibility that other people in the country were linked to the case of a Malaysian who was arrested for allegedly smuggling 450 kilograms (kg) of heroin from worth 431.8 million RM in Australia recently. Bukit Aman’s Department of Criminal Narcotics …

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Aryan Brotherhood associate pleads guilty to drug trafficking

A 53-year-old associate of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang has pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to bring drugs into Salinas Valley State Prison. Todd Morgan admitted to a conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and heroin on Thursday in Eastern United States District …

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Laos reports seizing huge amounts of methamphetamine | New

BANGKOK (AP) – Police in Southeast Asian Laos have made one of the largest drug seizures in Asia, seizing more than 55.6 million methamphetamine pills in a single raid. The drugs were found in the northern province of Bokeo, state newspaper Vientiane Times reported Thursday. The drugs were found in …

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Truck driver convicted of smuggling over 100 migrants

A truck driver has pleaded guilty to transporting more than 100 migrants to Webb County, court documents show. Michael Warren McCoy pleaded guilty on October 25 to conspiring to transport migrants within the United States. Sentencing is set for January 24 at 2 p.m. before US District Judge Marina Garcia …

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108 ambulance service vehicle smuggled in teak wood; 2 outfits

An ambulance from the 108 Integrated Call Center, which responds to medical emergencies in Madhya Pradesh, was caught carrying teak logs with an oxygen cylinder in the Katthiwada area of ​​Alirajpur district, about five kilometers from the Gujarat border, an official said on Monday. . Local residents stopped the vehicle …

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Betel nut smuggling probe by CBI on hold | Nagpur News

Nagpur: The investigation into the alleged involvement of some of the town’s traders in the smuggling of inferior betel or areca nut across the Indo-Myanmare border by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) appears to have been left out. Although the CBI’s investigation into the links between traders and international …

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Human trafficking attempt stopped in Zapata

Zach Davis, LMTonline.com / Laredo Morning Times 22 October 2021Update: October 22, 2021 3:36 p.m. 1of5 The Zapata County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday ended the attempted human trafficking of two Mexican nationals and two Brazilian nationals. Courtesy of the Zapata County Sheriff’s OfficeShow moreShow less 2of5 The Zapata County Sheriff’s …

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Venezuela’s most dangerous gang, Tren de Aragua, spotted in Chile

Chilean authorities are on high alert over reports that the Venezuelan gang Tren de Aragua is involved in smuggling migrants into the country – further evidence of the group’s regional expansion. Chilean prosecutors have opened at least four investigations involving reports that members of Tren de Aragua are involved in …

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600 kg of smuggled sea cucumber worth $ 4 million seized on the south coast of Tamil Nadu in India, India News News

An Indian Coast Guard (ICG) team in the southern state of Tamil Nadu seized 600 kilograms of sea cucumber from a small boat involved in smuggling. The market value of the seized sea cucumbers is said to be around Rs 30 million (around $ 400,000). Based on information, the ICG …

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Andhra launches major crackdown on cannabis smuggling gangs

Visakhapatnam: Rural police, in coordination with their counterparts in neighboring states, have stepped up the hunt to track down the leaders of the cannabis smuggling gangs. Vizag ganja, famous for his sheelvati brand, has reached the most remote corners of the country. It is now sold on the streets of …

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Facebook says users can share tips on immigrant trafficking

Facebook has acknowledged that it allows people to share information about how to immigrate illegally or be smuggled into the United States, saying it has crafted the policy to give them a chance to gain asylum. and prevent them from depending on human traffickers. The company made the confession in …

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Man arrested on charges of drugs and attempted smuggling in prison has been released on bail but not allowed to approach Cloverhill Prison

A MAN arrested for drug offenses and attempted smuggling in a prison has been released on bail but is not allowed to approach Cloverhill Prison in Dublin. evon Hennessy (26), domiciled in Edgewood Lawn, Blanchardstown and co-accused Leon Travers (24), of Whitestown Drive, Mulhuddart, Dublin 15, were arrested on Friday. …

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Police professional | Prison scanners thwart 10,000 smuggling attempts

Prison scanners thwart 10,000 smuggling attempts X-ray body scanners have stopped 10,000 smuggling attempts, including drugs, weapons and phones, in prisons in just over a year. October 15, 2021 By Tony Thompson The innovative equipment, which has been deployed to all closed men’s prisons in England and Wales, is part …

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Wider BSF area, Punjab and Bengal call it rights intrusion

The Home Office’s decision to extend BSF jurisdiction from 15 km to 50 km within the international border along the Punjab, West Bengal and Assam was aimed at “improving operational efficiency “and to” crack down on contraband racketeering, “officials told The Indian Express. . But the move sparked furious reactions …

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Smuggling suspects receive cash as Brazilians flock to US border

Brazilian citizen Chelbe Willams Moraes writes in a document on June 7, 2021, when he was deported from Paraguay to an unknown location. 12 October 2021 By Gabriel Stargardter Belo Horizonte, Brazil (Reuters) – A record number of Brazilians have been arrested at the southern border of the United States …

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Muzaffarpur: 3 smugglers detained with gold worth ₹ 3 crore

The action came after officials of the DRI Muzaffarpur unit were told that three people would be traveling with a huge amount of contraband gold in a luxury car. The car was intercepted at the Gaighat Maithi toll plaza in the district, officials said, adding that it was also seized. …

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Smuggling of dollars out of Afghanistan on the rise: money changers

A number of foreign exchange bureaus in Kandahar said they are seeing an increase in the smuggling of US dollars from Afghanistan to some neighboring countries, mainly Pakistan, alarming that this will further affect the country’s fragile economic situation if it is smuggled. continues. They said “millions of Pakistani rupees” …

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Smuggling of two illegal immigrants: an auxiliary police officer is released | Daily Express Online

Smuggling of two illegals: the auxiliary cop is freed Posted on: Saturday 09 October 2021 By: Jo Ann Mool Text size: Jasnih (left) chats with Hamid outside the courthouse after the proceedings. Kota Kinabalu: A 57-year-old auxiliary police officer, who has been charged with two counts of smuggling undocumented Filipino …

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In message to Pakistan, India highlights cross-border terrorism and arms smuggling to UN

TS Tirumurti is the Permanent Representative of India to the UN. (File photo) The United Nations: India has suffered tremendously for several decades as a result of cross-border terrorism perpetrated by terrorist groups using illicit weapons smuggled across the country’s borders, New Delhi’s envoy to the United Nations said – …

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Iran passes high-tech drones to militant allies, opposition group says

Iran’s theocratic regime has stepped up its drone manufacturing operations in recent years and is now smuggling an increasingly sophisticated list of armed remote control planes to allied militant groups in the Middle East, according to intelligence gathered by a dissident group leading Iranian. The Iranian military’s adoption of drones, …

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Afghan union calls for ban on smuggling pine nuts

KABUL, Oct.6 (Xinhua) – The Afghan Pine Nuts Union on Wednesday called on the new Taliban administration to ban the smuggling of dried fruits, including pine nuts, from the Central Asian country. The union said in a statement that a pause in the country’s economic cycle has resulted in the …

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Farmers seek government shield against smuggled vegetables

FRESHNESS OVERLOAD In this photo taken in October 2020, business at the vegetable trading post in the capital Benguet, La Trinidad, continues as an assortment of fresh produce is unloaded there daily for shipment to various markets in the city of Baguio, Metro Manila and other parts of the country. …

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Man caught smuggling weed and Xbox behind bars

A man was caught trying to smuggle bags full of cannabis and Xboxes into a young offender facility. Alexander Kirby, 22, attempted to smuggle large plastic bags filled with “loot” through an open window at the Thorncross Young Offenders Institute in Warrington. Kirby, of Boland Drive, Litherland, was spotted by …

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Capsules, wigs, microwaves … smuggled gold takes several avatars before entry to Kerala

Two years ago, officials of the Customs Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) at Karipur airport noticed a slightly nervous passenger. There was nothing suspicious in the x-ray, but officers decided to follow their intuition. The search ended with an odd wig, fitted over a freshly tonsured head. A layer of 907 …

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Whatcom Corrections Assistant Sentenced for Smuggling From Prison

Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office MP Christopher Frederic Baetz, 42, of Blaine, pleaded guilty Tuesday, September 28 in Whatcom County Superior Court to one count of second degree smuggling, a crime. Staff The Bellingham Herald File A corrections assistant from the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office was sentenced to one month in …

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Customs on alert for agricultural smuggling

The Customs Office has been on heightened alert against imported agricultural products following the seizure of contraband vegetables worth 4.7 million pesos in a raid on two warehouses in Manila. “This is still in line with our mandate to protect the country’s borders from the illegal importation of goods. We …

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Crash that killed TikTok star, 3 passengers an alleged human trafficking attempt

Authorities are investigating Sunday’s crash that killed 19-year-old TikTok star Gabriel Salazar and three Mexican nationals in an attempted human trafficking. The wreckage occurred in Zavala County, over 100 miles southwest of San Antonio, where Salazar lived. Salazar – who was called @gabenotbabe on TikTok – was known for posting …

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Man arrested in Crossmaglen in NCA investigation into human trafficking

A man from Northern Ireland was arrested by National Crime Agency agents in south Armagh in connection with a human trafficking investigation which saw 10 migrants rescued from behind a truck. The 32-year-old was held in Crossmaglen during the Friday operation, which was supported by the PSNI. He will now …

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Blotter: Victoria County Grand Jury Charges Two People Charged with Human Trafficking | Crime and courts

Two men involved in a June bailout in Victoria County were charged Monday with human trafficking offenses. The indictment issued by a Victoria County grand jury comes months after the men were arrested by MPs after a lawsuit that crossed two counties and ended in a bailout. According to court …

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Coventry man helped smuggle weapons from United States into safes addressed to TV character, court said

A Coventry man has been implicated in smuggling guns and ammunition into the country from America with the guns hidden in isolated safes, a court has heard. It is alleged that Keston Joseph played a role in transporting three guns and ammunition across the Atlantic and to Rugby in safes …

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Two people arrested in Zapata county for attempting to smuggle 3 migrants

Cesar Rodriguez, LMTonline.com / Laredo Morning Times September 29, 2021 Two men were arrested for transporting three migrants to Zapata County, according to an arrest affidavit. At approximately 12:35 p.m. on September 26, an officer traveling on US 83 north of Zapata saw three people coming out of the brush …

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Indian caught with kilo of gold paste in the rectum

Stopped. PHOTO STOCK India is the second largest consumer of gold in the world, and experts say smuggling has increased in recent years, including converting the precious metal into paste. The mule was arrested Monday after a security official noticed the “presence of metal in the body cavity” at Imphal …

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DA: Don’t buy contraband vegetables

FRESHNESS Smuggled carrots, which appear to have been harvested recently, have flooded the markets. —EV ESPIRITU Agriculture Secretary William Dar on Tuesday advised consumers to temporarily refrain from purchasing vegetables as contraband agricultural products continued to flood public markets in Metro Manila. Dar issued the warning as lawmakers urged the …

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BOC investigates suspected carrot smuggling in PH – UNTV News

Manila, Philippines – The Customs Office (BOC) said on Tuesday it had opened an investigation into reports of the alleged sale of contraband carrots in the country. In a statement, the BOC said it had coordinated with the Ministry of Agriculture (DA), the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) and the …

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Recycling company and manager to pay $ 34 million for smuggling program

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KERO) – Recycling Services Alliance, Inc. (RSA) and its COO to Pay Over $ 34 Million for Illegal Filing of California Reimbursement Value (CRV) Claims Based on Thousands of weight tickets made over multiple years, according to a statement from the California Department of Recycling and Resource Recovery …

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ambassador in limbo calls for Afghans to be allowed into EU | Afghanistan

In other times, Mirwais Samadi would have hosted a campaign to dissuade his compatriots from choosing to become illegal migrants and embarking on the often dangerous journey from Afghanistan to Europe. By far the worst part of his job as Afghanistan’s ambassador to Athens – aside from the bizarre limbo …

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NBI Arrests Doctor and Daughter for Covid Drug Trafficking in Cebu

THE National Bureau of Investigation has arrested a father-daughter team in Cebu for smuggling drugs used to treat coronavirus disease (Covid-19). On its Facebook page on Saturday, September 25, 2021, the office announced that Dr Nelson Ong y Tiu and his daughter Raisa Nicole Ong y Cheng, a third-year medical …

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Noida STF, police dismantle a gang of marijuana traffickers, 6 arrested | News from Noida

Ghaziabad: In a joint operation by the Noida Special Force (STF) and the Noida Police, a smuggling gang was arrested in Surajpur on Saturday with the arrest of its six members. According to the police, the arrest was made in connection with the alleged smuggling of 251 kg of cannabis …

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Six arrested in Greater Noida for smuggling and selling marijuana in the NCR

The Special Task Force (STF), police in Noida and Surajpur on Friday seized more than 250 kilograms of marijuana and arrested six people in Greater Noida. They said the suspects would bring narcotics from Odisha and Andhra Pradesh and sell them in the National Capital Region (NCR). Raj Kumar Mishra, …

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Armed only with batons, forest guards say they are ill-equipped to deal with smugglers | Latest Delhi News

A day after four forest officials on patrol in Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary were attacked by more than two dozen men suspected of being alcohol smugglers, senior forestry officials said he was the second such attack in the past three months and that they were poorly equipped. stop these attacks …

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Who is the big boss of heroin smuggling: Uma

Former Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao demanded that the Bigg Boss behind smuggling heroin worth thousands of rupee crore into the state be arrested by central investigative agencies. According to reports, Aashi Trading Company, based near Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh, received 25 tonnes of heroin worth Rs 72,000 crore. The company …

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Suspected migrant smugglers kill Mexican guard officer

TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) – Suspected migrant smugglers killed a Mexican National Guard officer as he tried to stop a freight truck on Thursday, prosecutors said, the latest death in more migrant smuggling and more violent in Mexico. Prosecutors in the state of Chiapas, in the south of the country, said …

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What is a panga boat?

According to Border Patrol, panga boats are the crowded ships often used for human trafficking. Here’s what we know about them. SAN DIEGO – We have seen several panga boats run aground along the coast of San Diego County over the past year and a half. This raises the question …

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Mexico Reports Increase in Human Trafficking Amid Rising Migration | World news

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Human trafficking crimes in Mexico this year have more than tripled since 2020, the government said on Wednesday, as the country struggles to cope with a sharp increase in illegal immigration to the US border. Between January and August, Mexico recorded 1,232 human trafficking crimes, a …

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Customs stop 5 smugglers in Lagos, Ogun

Through Steve agbota The Nigeria’s Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone A yesterday said it had arrested five suspected smugglers while carrying out a series of covert operations on criminal hideouts in Lagos and Ogun states. The raids may not be unrelated to the murder of a customs officer …

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Ninth soldier arrested in alleged cross-border car trafficking case involving SANDF members

The Falcons announced the arrest of nine soldiers in connection with a smuggling network of vehicles. Another soldier was arrested in connection with a cross-border smuggling case. This brings the total number of accused to nine. The soldiers reportedly accepted R15,000 for each stolen vehicle they allowed to cross the …

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Suspect used fake Spectrum service truck in human trafficking attempt

Cesar Rodriguez, LMTonline.com / Laredo Morning Times September 20, 2021Updated: Sep 20, 2021 7:32 PM 1of6 An alleged smuggler used this service truck to attempt to transport nine migrants. Courtesy Photo / US Border PatrolShow moreShow less 2of6 An alleged smuggler used this service truck to attempt to transport nine …

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New Zealand police arrest gang members smuggling fried chicken

New Zealand police have arrested two gang associates who were trying to smuggle a car trunk full of fried chicken into Auckland. Auckland, the country’s largest city, has been under strict Covid-19 restrictions since mid-August, with no one allowed to enter or leave the region. All non-essential businesses, including fast …

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USD smuggling adds pressure on weaker rupee

ISLAMABAD: The smuggling of US dollars from Pakistan to Afghanistan continues through carriers – agents, truck drivers and sometimes children – further pressure on the weakening Pakistani currency. This was revealed to Business Recorder by traders associated with currency trading at the Torkham and Chaman border crossings during substantive discussions. …

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Authorities crack down on people aiding transnational cartels in human trafficking | New

Federal prosecutors are in the midst of a nationwide crackdown on individuals who assist transnational criminal organizations engaged in human trafficking across borders and deep into the United States. From Texas to New York City, U.S. attorneys have begun to prosecute and, in some cases, close cases against U.S. citizens …

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Warning for people smuggling exotic plants, animals into the island

People who smuggle exotic plants and wildlife to the island are implored to stop this illicit activity for the health and safety of Jamaicans. The smuggling of wild plants and animals can introduce dangerous diseases and invasive species into the country’s ecosystem, threatening the island’s biodiversity and posing a health …

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Smuggling of wildlife to India on the rise

Smuggling of wildlife to India on the rise TBS Report September 18, 2021, 09:40 Last modification: September 18, 2021, 11:57 AM Bangladesh has long been a place of illegal collection and export of exotic animals to India TBS Report September 18, 2021, 09:40 Last modification: September 18, 2021, 11:57 AM …

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Silwan residents throw stones, set cameras on fire in Jewish neighborhood

Dozens of Silwan residents in east Jerusalem threw stones and fired firecrackers at police and Jewish homes in the neighborhood on Friday evening, Walla reported. In addition, neighborhood security cameras were also set on fire. An armed group of men opened fire on IDF soldiers at the Jalama checkpoint, located …

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Sandiganbayan dismisses ex-customs chief Faeldon’s plea to dismiss 2017 rice smuggling case

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 17) – Sandiganbayan’s Fifth Division has denied former customs chief Nicanor Faeldon’s request to dismiss corruption cases brought against him for his involvement in the alleged 34.04 million yen smuggling of Vietnamese rice into the country there. is over four years old. Faeldon has been …

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STF dismantles a blood smuggling gang, an asset teacher detained in town | Lucknow News

Accused Dr Abhay Pratap Singh and his assistant Abhishek Pathak (R) Lucknow: The Special Task Force (STF) arrested two people in the state capital and dismantled a gang smuggling human blood from Punjab, Rajasthan and Haryana, diluting it with water salt and supplied it to various hospitals and blood banks …

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DVIDS – News – USCCC Northland returns home after 80-day patrol in Eastern Pacific and offloading drugs in Miami

PORTSMOUTH, Va .– USCGC Northland (WMEC 904) returned to Portsmouth on Monday, following an 80-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean in support of the Eleventh District Guard and Task Force interagency joint South. The Northland’s crew patrolled the eastern Pacific on counter-drug operations with the support of an aviation …

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Customs investigate murder of officer in Ogun | The Guardian Nigeria News

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Zone A, opened an investigation into the murder of one of its agents (Customs Assistant 1) on Saturday evening in the Owode region in the ‘Ogun State by suspected smugglers. FOU Zone A Acting Controller Hussein Ejibunu, in a …

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Police arrest four smugglers, recover wood in Kashmir

No more news Sep 11, 2021 | 7:02 p.m. Baramulla, Sep 11 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested two drug traffickers and recovered brown sugar in the northern Kashmir district, a police spokesperson said on Saturday evening. see more.. Sep 11, 2021 | 6:59 p.m. Chandigarh, Sep 11 (UNI) …

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UK and France grapple with increased Channel crossings for migrants | World news

By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) – Britain’s Home Secretary met her French counterpart on Wednesday as the UK pressured France to do more to stop a wave of migrants trying to cross the Channel in small boats. Dozens of women, men and children, wrapped in blankets, were disembarked …

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Bangalore: 3 customs officers suspended following a smuggling offer of red sanders | Bangalore News

BENGALURU: Three customs officers, including two superintendents and an inspector, were suspended following the July 29 incident in which an attempt was made to smuggle red sanders worth 6 crore Rupees to Dubai from Kempegowda International Airport Cargo Complex. The Bengaluru unit of the Tax Intelligence Directorate recently submitted an …

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