Trafficking

First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 27 mins ago - 13 reports

Drugs baron Kevin Hanley jailed for 17 years | UK news

One of Britain’s most notorious drugs barons, who smuggled cocaine worth £5m in consignments of watermelons and pomegranates, has been jailed for more than 17 years. Kevin Hanley, 52, who was considered the “top, top man” in the drug world, was also the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 27 mins ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 28 mins ago - 2 reports

Mexican police nab drug kingpin Hector Beltran Leyva

Mexican police and soldiers have arrested suspected drug kingpin Hector Beltran Leyva, who is accused of running a drug network that for years smuggled vast amounts of cocaine from South America to the United States and Europe, authorities said.In a joint ... [Published EFE - 28 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 37 mins ago - 2 reports

Five caged for 28 years for sexually exploiting 13 year old girl

Five men have been jailed for a total of 28 years for sexually exploiting a 13-year-old Sheffield runaway.Shakeal Rehman, 26, Mohammed Shapal, 22, Bekir Rasheed, 36, and Yaseen Amini, 36, were all found guilty of trafficking for sexual activity at Sheffield ... [Published itv.com - 37 mins ago]
Entities: Sheffield, Sex, Smuggling
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 44 mins ago - 5 reports

NY agents nab Dominicans inUS$12.0M heroin case

NEW YORK.- New York Antinarcotics and State Police agents arrested several Dominicans of a group of nine suspects, with 55 pounds of heroin with a street value of US$12 million.Investigators identified the main ringleaders of the two drug trafficking ... [Published Dominican Today - 44 mins ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 53 mins ago - 8 reports

BOC files smuggling raps vs firm linked to Bangayan

MANILA, Philippines - The Bureau of Customs (BOC) filed yesterday smuggling charges against an import firm linked earlier to alleged rice smuggler Davidson Bangayan alias David Tan.The BOC accused Bold Bidder Marketing and General Merchandise of sneaking ... [Published Philippine Star - 53 mins ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Springfield house condemned after police conduct drug raid

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WSHM) -Police arrested six alleged heroin dealers during a drug raid Wednesday morning in Springfield's Mason Square neighborhood and ultimately had the house condemned because they said it was unlivable for humans.Narcotics detectives ... [Published CBS 3 Springfield - 1 hour ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Drug kingpin smuggled "£960 million' of super-strength cocaine into Britain in boxes of washing powder

An enormous £960 million drug smuggling operation was uncovered in Britain after border police discovered a batch of super-strength cocaine hidden in washing powder.The batch was discovered at the Channel Tunnel entrance in Coquelles, France, being transported ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 8 reports

Back down to earth: Shamed easyJet flight attendant jailed after using staff discount to fund cig-smuggling ring

A flight attendant who led a tax evasion gang that smuggled £180,000-worth of cigarettes through airports has been jailed for 21 months.EasyJet cabin crew member Dennis Connolly used his staff discount with the airline to send his network of crooks on ... [Published Mancunian Matters - 4 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 5 reports

Human trafficking charges laid against Lower Sackville man

RCMP say they received information from the community in early July, which eventually led to the arrest. MapKings District RCMP have charged a 46-year-old man from Lower Sackville with human trafficking after a three-month investigation.Duane Alan Rhyno ... [Published News 95.7 Halifax - 7 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 5 reports

Cypriots arrested in Greece for migrant smuggling

Three Cypriots appear to be implicated in a migrant smuggling ring busted by Greek police in Thessaloniki.The three were arrested along with three Greeks and one Pakistani man. One of the suspects is believed to be the mastermind, reports said. No names ... [Published Cyprus Mail - 8 hours ago]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 8 reports

Treat heroin as a disease, not as a moral failing

It is time to bring heroin from out of the shadows and treat it as the public health crisis that it is.Every day,  Lancaster EMS, the county's largest emergency medical service, receives an average of two heroin overdose calls.Lancaster General Hospital ... [Published Lancaster Online - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 13 reports

Britain reports rise in human trafficking victims

Britain's National Crime Agency on Tuesday reported a sharp 22-percent rise in suspected human trafficking cases in 2013 from the previous year, including hundreds of children. ... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - Sep 30 2014]

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...that was plotting to smuggle around a million Captagon pills to a Gulf country," the authority said, adding that it had obtained information about "preparations to export quantities of narcotics to a country in the Arab Gulf after hiding them in pieces of furniture."
Detective Constable Mark Hacket from West Midlands Police said: "Partington was so sure of himself he sent a text saying he was on his way home after hiding the drugs inside the boot of his car."
...It can happen to anyone, anywhere and at any time. It happens in all 50 states – right here in America," said Schmidt. "And it's right here in America that I hope we can ignite a global movement empowering those who are free to forever change lives around the world with just a click of a button and a generous heart."
"He did not realize what he was walking into, wrong place, wrong time and apparently not too wise tossing drugs right in front of deputies." Sheriff Richard Jones said in a news release

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Lebanon thwarts drug smuggling attempt [Published China.org.cn - 15 mins ago]
US sentences a Nigerian drug dealer to 25-years [Published Spy Ghana - 20 mins ago]
Heroin death rate doubled across 28 states from... [Published McClatchy DC - 22 mins ago]
Heroin deaths double after painkiller crackdown [Published Abilene Reporter - 23 mins ago]
Drugs baron Kevin Hanley jailed for 17 years | ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 28 mins ago]
Drug dealer hid heroin in tub of baby wipes: pr... [Published New York Post - 28 mins ago]
Mexican police nab drug kingpin Hector Beltran ... [Published EFE - 29 mins ago]
Training Workshop on Trafficking in Persons (TIP) [Published US Embassy Mexico: Mexico City - 30 mins ago]
Five caged for 28 years for sexually exploiting... [Published itv.com - 38 mins ago]
Bungling drug dealer text pal 'I'm safe' moment... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 38 mins ago]
Participants Address Wildlife Trafficking on Ma... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - 39 mins ago]
Crowdfunding Site, ENDcrowd.com, Launches to Co... [Published Prlog - 39 mins ago]
NY agents nab Dominicans inUS$12.0M heroin case [Published Dominican Today - 45 mins ago]
CIA document details cover-up of drug trafficki... [Published RINF.com - 45 mins ago]
Springfield resident Jose Blanco, charged with ... [Published MassLive - 45 mins ago]
BOC files smuggling raps vs firm linked to Bang... [Published Philippine Star - 54 mins ago]
Two arrested in Hamilton drug bust [Published Journal-News - 1 hour ago]
Nazareth police recover more than 50 bags of he... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - 1 hour ago]
Man found with heroin in Ocean View [Published Delmarva Daily Times - 1 hour ago]
CIB finds 4.6kg of heroin at Kaohsiung airport [Published China Post - 1 hour ago]
Rice trader, customs brokers face smuggling cha... [Published Manila Bulletin - 1 hour ago]
Police nab four in Sungei Buloh, seize cannabis... [Published Malay Mail - 1 hour ago]
Toms River Police Charge Bayville Woman With De... [Published Berkeley NJ Patch - 1 hour ago]
Airline passenger admits smuggling drugs [Published Royal Gazette - 1 hour ago]
Deputies: Man carrying drugs stumbled upon drug... [Published WLWT - 1 hour ago]
Martinsburg man indicted in heroin death [Published HERALD-MAIL Online - 1 hour ago]
25 Suspects Allegedly Connected to 3 Drug Distr... [Published FOX 45 WBFF - 1 hour ago]
Officers Find Heroin and Drug Proceeds in Dover... [Published WBOC TV 16 - 1 hour ago]
Program to address human trafficking [Published Southwest Florida Herald Tribune - 1 hour ago]
Rice trader rapped for smuggling [Published Manila Standard Today - 1 hour ago]
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Customs Officials Make Largest Ever Heroin Seiz... [Published Breitbart Feed - 4 hours ago]
The Texas field office of U.S. Customs and Border Protection has announced the largest heroin seizure the division ever made on Tuesday. The drugs had a street value of over one million dollars. "This is a huge seizure by any means, but for the ...
Web of Mexican Cartel Connected Drug Rings Bust... [Published Breitbart Feed - 19 hours ago]
HOUSTON, Texas -- Twenty-two defendants are facing federal charges for allegedly having a role in a massive web of drug rings extended from Mexico all throughout the United States. The interconnected drug rings apparently dealt in the supply and distribution ...
Photos: $12 Million In Heroin Found In Laundry ... [Published Gothamist - 22 hours ago]
    Nine people were arrested and 25 kilos of heroin worth $12 million was seized in two unrelated narcotics investigations in the Bronx and Queens. The larger of the two busts went down on Long Island, where agents with the New York Drug Enforcement ...
Police bust airport trafficking ring [Published ekathimerini.com Latest News - 22 hours ago]
An airline pilot, an airport check-in attendant and two Thessaloniki-based travel agents are among seven people arrested on suspicion of helping migrants travel from Greece to Germany with fake papers, authorities revealed Wednesday.A 48-year-old Cypriot... ...
Who Is Buying The Islamic State's Illegal Oil? [Published Zero Hedge - Oct 01 2014]
Submitted by Chis Dalby via OilPrice.com , In June 2014, computer files captured from a courier for the Islamic State shortly after the fall of Mosul revealed that the group had assets of $875 million , largely gained in the sacking and looting of ...
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iPhone black market surges in Hong Kong [Published Reuters Video: Business - Sep 19 2014]
Iconic Rio statue is lit up to raise awareness ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 11 2014]
Accused prostitute pleads not guilty in heroin ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 16 2014]
Alleged high-end prostitute charged in heroin d... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 09 2014]
Alleged high-end prostitute arrested in heroin ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 09 2014]
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Warning Notice - Trafficking in Life Insurance [Published Financial Services - Sep 15 2014]
Colombian “Chained Trafficking Victims” Video G... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Sep 05 2014]
Rethinking Reintegration Support for Myanmar Tr... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Aug 29 2014]
IOM, INTERPOL Co-Host Workshop on Cybercrime an... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Aug 26 2014]
Global Luggage Market 2014-2018 [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 12 2014]
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