Smuggling Archive

Lawyer: Pakistan acquits Czech model convicted of drug offenses

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A Pakistani lawyer says his client, a Czech model who was sentenced in 2019 to eight years in prison on charges of attempting to smuggle heroin from Pakistan to the United Arab Emirates, will be released next week PastAssociated Press 5 November 2021, 15:26 • 1 min read Share

Honduras presidential candidate arrested – ABC News

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Just weeks before the Honduran presidential election is held, an independent candidate who was one of the first to publicly accuse President Juan Orlando Hernández’s brother of links to drug trafficking has been arrested on charges of money laundering. Past MARLON GONZÁLEZ Associated Press 4 November 2021, 20:18 •

The US returns antiques to India in stolen art searches

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US authorities have returned about 250 antiques to India in a lengthy investigation into a stolen art scheme Vun TOM HAYS Associated Press October 28, 2021, 23:59 • 2 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article NEW YORK – US authorities on Thursday returned about 250 antiques

Dutch prosecutors place Eritrean on the most wanted list

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Dutch authorities have placed an Eritrean on the Netherlands’ most coveted list as they try to prosecute him for his alleged involvement in large-scale human trafficking, abuses of migrants seeking to reach Europe and extortion. PastAssociated Press 19 October 2021, 13:24 • 2 min reading Share to FacebookShare to

The President of Ecuador decides on a state of emergency over crime

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The President of Ecuador has decided on a state of emergency to combat drug trafficking and other crimes, and says the military and police are taking to the streets to provide security. PastAssociated Press 19 October 2021, 03:37 • 2 min reading Share to FacebookShare to TwitterSend this article

Philippine forces kill four suspected Chinese drug traffickers

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Philippine police say law enforcement with the support of troops has killed four suspected Chinese drug traffickers who opened fire on them during a stabbing. PastAssociated Press 18 October 2021, 14:14 • 2 min reading Share to FacebookShare to TwitterSend this article by email MANILA, Philippines – Philippine law

Wesley Newell: Buff Brownlow Medal Guard Escaped Jail For Smuggling Crime

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An amateur security guard who once stole a show from Brownlow’s medal escaped jail time for smuggling cigarettes into the prison where he worked. The bodybuilder, who five years ago became a popular security guard and presented Brownlow medals, escaped jail time for tobacco smuggling. Wesley Newell, 43, pleaded

International police operation seizes cocaine for 232 million dollars

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An international police operation has seized cocaine with a street value of approximately 200 million euros (232 million dollars) on a yacht in the Atlantic PastAssociated Press 18 October 2021, 09:09 • 1 min reading Share to FacebookShare to TwitterSend this article by email LISBON, Portugal – An international

Prison guard forced to pay fine for smuggling contraband into correctional facility

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A stout prison guard who used a protein shaker to smuggle behind bars for smuggling, including bodybuilding magazines for a cellmate’s birthday, narrowly escaped jail and was sentenced to a staggering fine instead. Key points: Former jail warden Wesley Newell confessed to his crimes after he was discovered in

Turkey prevents attempts to kidnap, smuggle Iranian soldier

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Turkey’s state news agency says authorities have detained eight people, including two alleged Iranian agents, who tried to abduct a former Iranian soldier and smuggle him back to Iran. Past SUZAN FRASER Associated Press 13 October 2021, 18:20 • 1 min reading Share to FacebookShare to TwitterSend this article