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General Operations Force: Ketum leaf smuggling increased in August near the Malaysia-Thailand border | Malaysia

Members of the General Operations Force watch near Taman Radzi PGA post in Padang Besar, Perlis, November 24, 2020. – Photo by Sayuti Zainudin BUKIT KAYU HITAM, September 1 – Seizures of ketum leaves in Op Benteng Covid from August 1 to yesterday hit 7.9 tonnes from two tonnes in …

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Contraband, $ 65 million worth of currency discovered in one week

TEHRAN – In the past week, smuggled goods and currency worth 2,733 billion rials (nearly $ 65 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) were discovered in the country, said the police chief Mohammadreza Moqimi on Saturday. A total of 12.431 million contraband items as well as 1.256 million …

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Truck driver attempted to smuggle cocaine through Harwich International Port

A LORRY driver who racked up gambling debts and “decided to take another bet” while trying to smuggle cocaine into the UK has been locked up. Lukasz Kowalczykl, 29, was captured at Harwich International Port in February with 7 kg of cocaine. Chelmsford Crown Court has learned that he has …

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Gold smuggling: CIAL customs are incompetent and entirely dependent on tipsters | Kerala | Deshabhimani

Kochi: There are many criticisms of the Cochin International Airport (CIAL) Customs’ lack of competence to track gold smuggling in its aisles, its only resource being people who could alert the arrival of probable contraband. . A cache – weighing over 2.75kg of gold – was created after a gap …

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COA plans tougher penalties for smuggling

‘NO CHOICE’: The proposal was made after the agency slaughtered 154 cats smuggled from China because the risk of them carrying disease posed a “major threat” By Shelley Shan and Lee I-chia / Journalists The Council of Agriculture (COA) yesterday proposed to impose stiffer penalties for animal trafficking after the …

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Sihuan Pharmaceutical (0460.HK): Say “No” to Contraband Products

HONG KONG, August 11, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Enabled June 10, 2021, the National Health Commission, at the head of eight ministries and commissions, published the “Opinion on the dissemination of the special rectification work plan to combat illegal medico-aesthetic services.” On August 9, 2021, ‘People’s Daily ‘ published …

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Hungary has arrested more than 54,000 people illegally crossing the border so far this year

Hungarian authorities have prevented more than 54,000 people from crossing the border illegally since the start of this year and have prosecuted more than 500 smugglers, said Chief Security Advisor György Bakondi. According to him, these figures mark a huge increase compared to the same period a year earlier, when …

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Rs 48 Crore Heroin smuggled from Manipur to Delhi. See how it was hidden

The truck seized from heroin traffickers by the Delhi police special cell New Delhi: A large smuggling group has been dismantled in Delhi, leading to the recovery of 12 kg of heroin worth Rs 48 crore, Delhi police said today. Four people were arrested. The operation of the Delhi police …

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Workers with Schiphol access badges arrested for drug trafficking

Photo: Depositphotos.com The Dutch military police, or Marechaussee, having stopped six men and a woman suspected of drug trafficking and money laundering through Schiphol Airport. All seven worked for a company based at the airport and had Schiphol access badges. The arrest came after weeks of investigation following public prosecutor …

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United States returns 17,000 looted ancient objects to Iraq | Iraq

The United States returns more than 17,000 ancient artefacts that were looted and smuggled out of Iraq after the 2003 US invasion, including a 3,500-year-old clay tablet that bears part of the epic of Gilgamesh, Iraq said. Tens of thousands of antiquities disappeared from Iraq after the invasion that overthrew …

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Prison worker suspected of smuggling contraband | Local News

THOMASVILLE – Narcotics officers opened an investigation about three weeks ago after receiving reports that contraband was being smuggled into the Thomas County Jail. Louis Schofill, Thomas County / Thomasville Narcotics / Vice Division commander, said the contraband included THC cigarettes, candy and vape pens. Monitoring of inmates and workers …

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Revenue unveils new 2 million euro scanner to fight drug trafficking and smuggling

A new mobile x-ray scanner has been unveiled by Revenue as part of its device to detect drugs and contraband entering the country’s ports. The high-tech scanner cost 2.16 million euros, but it was largely funded by a grant of 1.73 million euros from the European Anti-Fraud Agency (OLAF). Revenue’s …

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Three health department drivers questioned for allegedly using government vehicles to smuggle people into Sabah

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah police are investigating three Ministry of Health drivers for alleged involvement in human trafficking using government vehicles. The drivers were arrested for ignoring police orders to stop at three roadblocks on the east coast of Sabah. Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Hazani Ghazali said on Wednesday (July 21) …

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Big Bend Federal Prosecutors Help Fight Human Trafficking, Drug Trafficking

Posted: Jul 20, 2021 / 4:30 PM CDT / Update: Jul 20, 2021 / 4:30 PM CDT ALPINE, Texas (Nexstar) – Federal prosecutors have secured indictments against 89 defendants during the month of July in cases of human trafficking, illegal return to the United States and drug trafficking, according to …

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Customs inspector, 7 other arrested in a gold smuggling case

The Tax Intelligence Directorate (DRI) arrested a customs inspector for his alleged involvement in smuggling gold at Tiruchi International Airport. Four passengers and three “receivers” were also caught in the case. Acting on intelligence intelligence, a DRI team intercepted four air passengers who landed here from Sharjah on an Air …

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Texas state soldiers discover semi-loaded with 105 migrants smuggled into the United States

Texas state soldiers stopped a semi-truck on Monday and discovered it was crowded with more than 105 migrants smuggled into the United States. The incident took place on US Route 59 near Laredo, a town in South Texas near the Mexican border and known to be a hotbed of human …

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El Paso border officers transport migrants to safety, find 134 in hiding places, arrest 23 fugitives in a week

Border EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol officers and border protection and customs officers in the El Paso area have just experienced what seemed to be one of their busiest and most memorable weeks ever. last time. Over the past week, a border officer gained notoriety by carrying a …

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LeBron James introduces tequila in Suns-Bucks Game 5

LeBron James is a character that’s hard to miss. Not only is the Los Angeles Lakers star a giant man, his celebrity status ensures there is fanfare everywhere he goes. That’s why it’s probably very impressive that he managed to squeeze in a bottle of tequila in Game 5 of …

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Border patrol finds woman smuggling over $ 400,000 in cash

The incident takes place off I-5 OCEANSIDE, Calif. (KYMA, KECY) – The United States Border Patrol (USBP) announced Friday that officers arrested a woman on Tuesday in northern San Diego County. She had 37 wads of US dollars hidden inside her 2012 Toyota Prius, for a total of $ 414,000. …

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Smuggling gold through diplomatic channels is terrorist act: HC tells NIA while opposing Swapna Suresh’s bail request

The pleas of Suresh and a few others were adjourned by the judiciary until July 29. Swapna Suresh and others committed an act of terrorism by smuggling 167 kg of gold into India from the United Arab Emirates between November 2019 and June 2020 because they knew it would threaten …

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Drug smuggling more than doubled in the first half of the year amid pandemic

SEOUL, 15 July (Yonhap) – Drug trafficking captured by the South Korean customs agency more than doubled in the first half of the year as trafficking via contactless delivery means increased amid the pandemic , data showed this Thursday. A total of 214.2 kilograms of drugs were confiscated between January …

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Customs Service Consider Relocating Accused Of Smuggling Gold From Kerala To Another State | Latest India News

The customs service investigating the Kerala gold smuggling case is considering moving the main defendant in the case to a neighboring state, alleging intervention from multiple sides, HT has learned. Last week, one of the defendants, PS Sarith, told a court that he had been pressured to take the names …

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BSF catches pesticide, alcohol smuggling duo from Bangladesh to West Bengal

BSF warning troops caught two men who were caught smuggling pesticides and alcohol into West Bengal from neighboring Bangladesh along the Indo-Bangladesh border. According to BSF sources, smugglers were attempting to smuggle pesticides and alcohol from Bangladesh to India. (Reuters) Border Security Force (BSF) troops deployed along the Indo-Bangladesh border …

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Laguna Hills man sentenced to two years in prison for smuggling conspiracy

Share this article: A 46-year-old Laguna Hills man was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for conspiring to smuggle millions of dollars in counterfeit cell phone components from China. From late 2011 to February 2015, Chan Hung Le “conspired with other people” to import cell phone parts and …

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Two gangsters jailed after smuggling £ 480,000 worth of cocaine in sausage boxes

TWO gangsters were jailed after being caught smuggling £ 480,000 worth of cocaine in cans of sausage. Cops detonated Eyaldas Stanionis, 52, and Arunas Zemaitis, 49, as they struck a deal over boxes at an M25 gas station. 3 Gangsters smuggled £ 480,000 worth of cocaine in sausage boxes Truck …

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GOP governors are responding to Texas call to send forces to the border. But what is their role?

It started with a plea from the Republican governors of Texas and Arizona. “We respectfully but urge you to send all available police resources to the border to defend our sovereignty and territorial integrity,” wrote Governor Greg Abbott of Texas and Governor Doug Ducey of Arizona on June 10 in …

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Co-op man’s “smuggled fuel” ship will not be released

The Court of Appeal upheld a lower court’s refusal to release a fishing vessel that was allegedly used for smuggling fuel with its cargo of 34,600 liters of diesel, observing that it was designed to transfer fuel and not fish. The Dimitra fishing vessel and its distinctly non-piscatorial cargo had …

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Soldiers charged with human trafficking

Two US soldiers recently arrested for attempting to smuggle two Mexican citizens have been charged in federal court in Laredo. On June 29, a grand jury indicted Emmanuel Oppongagyare and Ralph Gregory Saint-Joie with one count of conspiracy to transport an undocumented migrant to the United States and two counts …

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Karipur gold smuggling case: customs raid on the houses of Kodi Suni, Muhammad Shafi | Gold smuggling from Karipur | Kodi Suni

Kannur: As part of the investigation into the Karipur gold smuggling case, the customs service raided the homes of those convicted of murdering TP Kodi Suni and Muhammad Shafi here on Saturday. Both houses were searched on the basis of Arjun Aayanki’s statement. In the customs statement, Arjun revealed that …

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Operation No Trace targets arms smuggling

When US authorities noticed an increase in cartel violence using US-sourced firearms, Homeland Security Investigations and US Customs and Border Protection created Operation Without a Trace, a unified effort focused on purchasing, transporting and the illicit distribution of firearms, firearms components and ammunition from the United States to Mexico, said …

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Street gangs smuggle illegal and dangerous fireworks into Southern California – press enterprise

According to investigators, illegal fireworks that entertained, disturbed and injured residents of Southern California on their way to the weekend of July 4 are increasingly entering the state through contraband. Fireworks that explode, spin on the ground, and fireballs in the air are often purchased legally in other states before …

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Gold smuggling case: CPI (M) in damage control mode after arrest of former leaders | Latest India News

Thiruvananthapuram: In the early hours of June 21, five men were killed near Kozhikode International Airport after their vehicle crashed into a truck loaded with cement. Police initially dismissed it as another traffic accident, but that notion changed after guns and bottles of alcohol were recovered from the crowded vehicle. …

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Transgender people detained for cannabis trafficking in Bhubaneswar

Two transgender people were arrested by a joint team from the Odisha Crime Directorate and the Railroad Protection Force (RPF) for possession of approximately 16 kilograms of Ganja (dry cannabis). According to reports, the two transgendered were lured by a youth from Kandhamal to transport the Ganja from Odisha to …

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House used as a transit point in Pontian for human trafficking raided, 14 arrested

PONTIAN: Ten illegal immigrants from Indonesia and four suspected human smugglers were arrested by the General Operations Force (GOF) during a raid in Jalan Kampung Serong Laut, Serkat, here. GOF Fifth Battalion commander Superintendent Dimin Awang said the raid was carried out around 9:30 a.m. on Sunday June 27 on …

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Another arrested in a gold smuggling plot

Man arrested coordinated two gangs’ plan to steal 2kg of contraband gold, police say The task force investigating the Ramanattukara accident and related gold smuggling case on Saturday caught a 26-year-old from Koduvally who was suspected of being an accomplice in the incident. Police sources said that Fijas Abdulkhader, brother …

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Border officers arrest 2 people in East County human smuggling attempt

JAMUL, Calif. (KGTV) – Two men were arrested Sunday in a thwarted human trafficking attempt in East County, according to US Customs and Border Protection. On Sunday, June 20, at around 9:30 a.m., border patrol officers said a 28-year-old man driving a flatbed tow truck approached the Highway 94 checkpoint …

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Smugglers brandish guns at off-duty USBP agent, his family as they fish along Mines Road

Cesar Rodriguez, LMTonline.com / Laredo Morning Times June 23, 2021Update: June 23, 2021 6 p.m. The U.S. Border Patrol said the armed smuggler brandished a gun at an off-duty officer and his family who were fishing in Lago Del Rio in the Mines Road area. Courtesy Photo / US Border …

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Tamil Nadu: Six arrested for smuggling whale vomit worth Rs 2 crore

Police and the forestry department arrested six men for smuggling ambergris, commonly known as whale vomit, near the town of Thiruchendur in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi. Experts have identified it as ambergris, a waxy substance formed inside the stomachs of sperm whales that hunt and eat colossal squids. (Credit: India Today) …

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Smuggling Marijuana in Starr County, Texas

EDINBURGH, Texas – Officers at the Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station (RGC) have banned four attempted smuggling drugs worth more than $ 1.8 million. On Friday afternoon, officers from the Rio Grande City Border Patrol Station (RGC) working in La Grulla, Texas, responded to a call about suspicious activity …

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Conviction dismissed for alleged count of Maple Ridge cannabis smuggling conspiracy – Maple Ridge News

A man sentenced to four and a half years in prison as the suspected mastermind of a drug ring from Maple Ridge to Halifax had his conviction overturned by a Nova Scotia judge this month. Jeffrey Boyer was convicted in 2018 of six criminal charges relating to a conspiracy to …

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Illegal alcohol smuggling sharply increased during Covid-19 lockdown

More than 1,000 liters of illicit alcohol have been seized and 120 people arrested since a statewide lockdown was announced in early May, as demand for alcohol increased in neighboring states and Haryana-based smugglers wanted to make a quick buck due to falling prices in the state. , police said. …

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Smuggled luxury vehicles smashed | Manila weather

Over the weekend, customs officials destroyed 21 illegally imported luxury vehicles as part of a media show intended to convey that the government takes the fight against smuggling seriously. The vehicles – mostly very ambitious sports cars with an estimated commercial value of at least 60 million pesos – were …

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Pesticide smuggler sentenced to 90 days in detention; Sentenced to pay $ 10,000 | USAO-SDCA

Deputy United States Attorney Melanie K. Pierson (619) 546-7976 SUMMARY OF THE PRESS RELEASE – June 18, 2021 SAN DIEGO – Felix Gutierrez Valencia from Perris, Calif. Was sentenced today in federal court to 90 days in custody for attempting to smuggle pesticides into the United States. In addition, Gutierrez …

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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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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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Man killed, six assistants injured in clashes over “cattle smuggling” | Agra News

Agra: A suspected cattle smuggler, Sher Khan, was shot dead and six of his associates were injured on Friday in a clash with residents of Tumola village in Mathura, under Kosi Kalan police lines. The incident occurred when the suspects allegedly transported six cows to Mewat. However, one of them …

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Naomi Long has questioned over 33 statements on UVF and UDA crime – but none on the ongoing “large-scale smuggling” of the IRA

Justice Minister Naomi Long spoke about DUP’s ties to loyalists DUP MP Ian Paisley said this week that there is now a desire to formalize a relationship “between loyalty and the leadership of the DUP”. But Ms. Long countered that the DUP’s engagement with loyalists is “completely inappropriate” if it …

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UNITED NEWS FROM INDIA

No more news June 03, 2021 | 20:00 New Delhi, June 3 (UNI) The Law Enforcement Directorate (ED) announced on Thursday that it had arrested RJD MP Amarendra Dhari Singh on Wednesday evening in connection with the fertilizer scam under the provisions of the Law on prevention of money laundering …

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North Macedonia arrests six suspected migrant smugglers

Authorities in North Macedonia said they had arrested six people suspected of leading a migrant smuggling network that illegally transferred people from Greece to wealthier European countries. The prosecutor’s office said on June 2 that the arrests were made during police raids in the capital, Skopje, and four other towns. …

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Suspected Panga captain smuggles humans indicted on grand jury indictment – NBC 7 San Diego

The man accused of being the captain of a panga carrying dozens of undocumented migrants that crashed amid the rough waters and killed three people was arraigned Tuesday on an indictment by the federal grand jury the charging with two dozen counts. Authorities said Antonio Hurtado, a 39-year-old U.S. citizen, …

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Cops arrest union using fire extinguishers to smuggle drugs into Singapore

JOHOR BARU: Police arrested a union that specialized in hiding drugs in modified fire extinguishers before smuggling them via refrigerated trucks in Singapore. Johor Police Chief Comm Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay said nine people were arrested by the Criminal Narcotics Investigation Department (NCID) following multiple raids in the town. …

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More US citizens arrested for drug trafficking at the Mexican border – NBC Los Angeles

A growing number of U.S. citizens have been apprehended as they attempted to smuggle illicit drugs into the United States since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, a rise that has come amid travel restrictions on the border with Mexico. For more than a year, the closure of the southern …

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Sports boat stopped in human trafficking incident off Mission Bay

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – More than a dozen people are being questioned by customs and border protection after their boat is said to have entered the United States illegally on Sunday. At approximately 12:45 p.m., a US Coast Guard spotted a suspicious vessel entering the Mission Bay channel. USCG crews …

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Morley and Outwood MP Andrea Jenkyns shares how she unwittingly bought her dog from a cruel ‘puppy farm’ as she aims to raise awareness about puppy smuggling

Morley and Outwood MP Andrea Jenkyns said she was ‘tricked’ into obtaining Godiva, her Miniature Schnauzer, in 2011 at a Lincolnshire puppy farm which was later closed. The curator said the site “looked like a wonderful place” and was clean with places to buy a pet bed and food. Register …

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BYGONE DAYS: Ulster MP stresses need to act against smuggling

Philip Gaw and Porsch’s Diamond with room to spare. A clear run in 51.00 seconds secured second place in the 1.20m feature at the Causeway Coast Community Showjumpers in May 2011. Photo: Derek Simpson / Farming Life Archives Speaking during the debate on the second reading of the Pigs Marketing …

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Philly prison guard arrested for smuggling phones, drugs and other contraband to inmates

A Philadelphia prison officer was charged with accepting more than $ 11,000 in bribes to smuggle narcotics, cell phones and other contraband to inmates at the facility where he worked, said the US attorney’s office announced on Friday. Prosecutors said Haneef Lawton – a 13-year Department of Corrections veteran assigned …

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DOE, BIR and BOC sign agreement on information exchange against smuggling fuel

The Department of Energy (DOE), the Bureau of Customs (BOC) and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOA) to strengthen the government’s program against fuel smuggling by the information exchange and reconciliation. The agencies signed the memorandum of understanding on information exchange and …

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Grapes of Wrath – Why Argentina and Brazil are inundated with contraband wine

As contraband has exploded at the Argentina-Brazil border during the COVID-19 pandemic, wine appears to have been in particular demand, with a high-profile murder linked to its smuggling. In mid-May, lawyer Juan María López was shot dead in Bernardo de Irigoyen, an Argentine border town near Brazil. Police found a …

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Soaring migrant smuggling strains resources and threatens life in Far West Texas, county judge says

McALLEN, Texas (Border Report) – Several counties in rural West Texas have declared local states stricken due to a dramatic increase in migrant smuggling to the area, which they say threatens residents, businesses and puts the lives of migrants in danger. On Wednesday afternoon, the Presidio County Commissioners’ Court became …

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Nigerian dies for smuggling methamphetamine into Vietnam

By Phan Anh & nbsp26 May 2021 | 15:41 GMT + 7 Meth crystals and a bong placed next to it. Illustrative photo by Shutterstock. A Nigerian was sentenced to death on Tuesday for smuggling nearly six kilograms of methamphetamine from Cambodia to Vietnam. Theophilus Ugwu, 23, was charged with …

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Captain of capsized smuggler boat in Mission Bay sentenced

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A man who was at the wheel of a boat that capsized last summer about 7 1/2 miles off Mission Bay was sentenced Monday to more than four years in custody for trafficking people and drugs on board the ship. Henrry Javier Garcia Valle, 38, of …

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San Diego man detained after almost unknowingly smuggling migrants across border – NBC 7 San Diego

A San Diego grandfather fears he will be deported soon for driving to the United States from Tijuana, Mexico with two undocumented people who he says slipped into his van. And according to some accounts, he is not the only one. “I’m afraid for my life. I don’t know what …

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Captain of contraband boat capsized off Mission Beach last year convicted – NBC 7 San Diego

A man who was at the wheel of a boat that capsized last summer about 7 1/2 miles off Mission Bay was sentenced Monday to more than four years in police custody for trafficking in people and drugs in on board the ship. Henrry Javier Garcia Valle, 38, of Sinaloa, …

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Spanish Police Bust Smuggling Ring Led By Former Royal Navy Sailor

Spanish police force kills door in multi-site raid on smuggling network (Policia Nacional) operations Posted on May 24, 2021 2:34 PM by The maritime executive Spanish police have arrested ten people and impounded several boats as part of an alleged drug trafficking project run by a former Royal Navy sailor. …

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3 inmates for smuggling whale vomit worth ₹ 7 crore to Gujarat | Latest India News

The police recovered 5.35 kg of ambergris from them, worth approximately ₹7 crore in the international market. PTI | , Ahmedabad PUBLISHED MAY 23, 2021 3:39 p.m. IST Police arrested three people for allegedly smuggling ambergris, or whale vomit used in the manufacture of cosmetics, valued at around ₹7 crore, …

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3 Arrested for smuggling ambergris or whale vomit worth Rs 7 Crore

Ambergis is a waxy substance produced in the intestines of sperm whales. (Representative) Ahmedabad: Police have arrested three people for allegedly smuggling ambergris, or whale vomit used in cosmetics, worth around Rs 7 crore, police said on Sunday. Ambergis is a waxy substance produced in the intestines of sperm whales. …

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Gun runner facing drug trafficking investigation inside Midlands Prison

A gang gun dealer – currently serving a 33-year prison sentence – is at the center of an investigation into suspected drug trafficking behind bars. Tests are currently underway on letters sent to Long Lartin Category A Prison to Mohammed Rafiq Khan. The sheaves of paper are examined to see …

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Man pleads guilty to accepting bribes while working at Sebastian County Jail

FORT SMITH – A former Sebastian County Detention Center worker admitted on Thursday that he smuggled contraband items into the jail for money. Joshua Lane Oliver pleaded guilty to one count of bribery of public officials, a felony, at a hearing before Judge PK Holmes III of the U.S. District …

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Dead off San Diego Coast in Apparent Migrant Smuggling Attempt | New

SAN DIEGO – One person was killed and eight were injured Thursday in an apparent attempt to smuggle migrants off the Tony La Jolla coast of San Diego, authorities said. Rescuers rescued 10 people in what the San Diego Fire Department called “rough waters,” eight of whom were hospitalized. Some …

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