Trafficking

First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 52 mins ago - 5 reports

Venezuela "to fingerprint shoppers"

President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela has announced a mandatory fingerprinting system in supermarkets to combat food shortages and smuggling. Up to 40% of the goods which Venezuela subsidises for its domestic market are smuggled to Colombia, where they ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 7 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Around 200 tonnes of gold will enter India via grey route: WGC

— By , August 22, 2014 12:05 am New Delhi : Out of the total gold import demand in India in 2014, more than 200 tonnes — almost 20 percent — would be served by the grey market, a top official of the World Gold Council said here on Thursday.“The total ... [Published The Freepress Journal - 4 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 5 reports

‘Saviour of poor’ held for human trafficking

Posted On Friday, August 22, 2014 at 03:33:06 AMPolice have arrested the alleged kingpin of a trafficking racket who sold hundreds of poor tribal girls for domestic slavery in the country’s capital, an officer said on Thursday. Police accused Baba Bamdev ... [Published AhmedabadMirror.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 4 reports

Major heroin bust small success, 'but problem continues,' police chief says

SALT LAKE CITY — In the course of six months, the Metro Narcotics Task Force confiscated the equivalent of 24 years' worth of heroin destined for Salt Lake's streets.The task force — comprised of nine local law enforcement agencies and the U.S. Drug Enforcement ... [Published KSL-TV - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 3 reports

D.C. Heroin Dealer Convicted at Trial

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Antowan Thorne, also known as “Smooth,” 37, of Washington, D.C., was convicted yesterday of conspiracy to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin following a bench trial before U.S. District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema.  At least ... [Published United States Department of Justice - 9 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 5 reports

Russian aid trucks bound for Ukraine pass border checkpoint

The first lorries from a Russian aid convoy, stuck for almost a week at the Ukrainian border, have passed a checkpoint on their way to deliver what Moscow says are humanitarian supplies to civilians. The International Committee of the Red Cross is overseeing ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 9 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

FBI, TPD conduct raids, arrest 22 of 26 indicted on heroin trafficking charges

TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -The FBI, Toledo Police, and the Lucas County Sheriff's Office began a series of raids early Thursday morning aimed at a gang dealing heroin in the Toledo area.The raids are based on a secret federal grand jury indictment ... [Published Fox Toledo - 10 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 4 reports

Malta Airport : 22 years for drug mules who imported cocaine

Arpad was offered €700 to carry 57 capsules of cocaine to Malta A Hungarian drug mule who imported 57 cocaine capsules hidden in his stomach has been sentenced to eight years behind bars and fined €23,000 after a judge found him guilty of importing the ... [Published 4 Traders - 13 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 4 reports

Police arrest Jacksonville man accused of human trafficking

-Raleigh Police have charged a Jacksonville man with human trafficking for allegedly holding several women in involuntary servitude and assaulting them.According to arrest warrants from the Raleigh Police Department, 26-year-old Eric Javon Thompson, of ... [Published WCTI12.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 6 reports

Kitchener man arrested in Windsor with half a kilo of cocaine

A man and a woman were shot last night on Windsor's east side. ( )Windsor Police have arrested a 31-year-old Kitchener man after finding just over 500 grams of cocaine in his trunk, worth about $50,000 on the street.Police from that city's drug unit stopped ... [Published CBC - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Cocaine, Kitchener, Police
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 5 reports

U.S. targets alleged Honduran drug gang

The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on a Honduran group it alleges is responsible for smuggling tens of thousands of kilograms of cocaine each month into the country.The U.S. Treasury Department said the group, called Los Valles, is one of ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 9 reports

Heroin drug mule a 'willing participant'

South African drug mule Laura Elizabeth Cilliers' life of hard drugs started after her partner died in a hit-and-run crash.Left to raise a three-week-old baby alone, she started using cannabis, heroin, crack cocaine and methamphetamine.According to court ... [Published The Press NZ - Aug 20 2014]

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A senior railway officer said, "The touts have become computer savvy and they directly book tickets on fake IDs. This is something very serious as the genuine passengers would not be able to access the online tickets, especially those wanting to travel long distance during the Diwali vacation season."
...The 21-year-old quickly called the police and handed over the four packages, which are worth about $150,000. "She said she had no idea how it got there" a police source...
"This is a crime of economics," said Chris Bray, a vice-unit sergeant on the squad for 15 years and with Phoenix Police for 35. "They can have control over more people. If you look at market saturation, how many pimps can come and work an area and still make money? And it's all about the money, period."
Algirdas Šemeta, commissioner responsible for customs, said: "Customs holds the key to smooth trade and safe trade. With 300 million declarations to process and €3.5 trillion worth of trade in goods to supervise every year, EU customs need to optimise their use of resources, without compromising security or disrupting legal trade.”"

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Drug-life in India?s richest State [Published Friday Gurgaon - 15 mins ago]
OSCE Border Management Staff College, UNODC reg... [Published Kabar - 17 mins ago]
Touts get tech savvy to black market train tickets [Published Times of India - 22 mins ago]
FIT Student Became an Unwitting Drug Mule Durin... [Published New York Magazine - 31 mins ago]
Valley police bust a dozen in trafficking sting [Published AZCentral.com - 52 mins ago]
Commission moves to tighten customs security [Published EurActiv.com - 1 hour ago]
Evil bid to put drugs on South Derbys streets [Published Burton Mail - 1 hour ago]
26 accused in drug trafficking conspiracy in Ohio [Published Weirton Daily Times - 1 hour ago]
Smuggling between Sinai and Gaza still thriving [Published The Times Of Israel - 1 hour ago]
Drug sentence increased [Published Dominion Post - 2 hours ago]
UN Boosting Myanmar Efforts against Drug Traffi... [Published VOA News - 2 hours ago]
Zim illegal immigrants charged with smuggling c... [Published Mmegi Online - 2 hours ago]
Two held with 12kg gold [Published Bdnews24.com - 2 hours ago]
Two drug suspects arrested and charged [Published WFMZ-TV Online - 2 hours ago]
China’s celebrity drug busts may really be ‘jus... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - 2 hours ago]
Trio of heroin dealers caught after police raid [Published Sheffield Star - 3 hours ago]
Court sets bond at $15,000 for suspect in heroi... [Published Waterbury Republican American - 3 hours ago]
Customs officials at Mumbai airport make seizur... [Published Mid Day - 3 hours ago]
Kerala, K'taka Excise Officials to Check Liquor... [Published New Indian Express - 3 hours ago]
FIT student discovers her luggage filled with c... [Published New York Post - 3 hours ago]
05:26 Australia defends detention of child asyl... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 3 hours ago]
70 Kilograms of Black Market Pâté Seized at Rus... [Published Moscow Times - 3 hours ago]
Bordering on decline [Published Advertiser-Tribune - 3 hours ago]
More On Marijuana [Published Press and Dakotan - 4 hours ago]
The Assault on Smuggling Continues on the Venez... [Published Venezuelanalysis.com - 4 hours ago]
Smuggling thrives in India due to high import duty [Published BDlive - 4 hours ago]
Feds: Air-smuggling attempt thwarted [Published Brownsville Herald - 4 hours ago]
Around 200 tonnes of gold will enter India via ... [Published The Freepress Journal - 4 hours ago]
Post-Macca’s nap gets drug dealer busted [Published NEWS.com.au - 5 hours ago]
Canadian drug dealer handed a 27-year sentence [Published CHINAdaily - 5 hours ago]
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Life After a Heroin Overdose [Published Doobybrain.com - 11 hours ago]
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Coyote thanks Obama for big profits from illega... [Published Breitbart Feed - 12 hours ago]
At long last, after six years of dismal failure, there is clear evidence that Barack Obama's policies finally managed to stimulate an industry.  The Washington Examiner tells us that "coyote" smugglers are doing great business across the porous southern ...
ISIS sells $3M of black-market oil daily [Published CNN.com - Video - 13 hours ago]
In the span of two months, ISIS has created a black market for crude oil it has seized. CNN's John Defterios reports. ...
Sri Lanka: UN Permanent Representative Identifi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 14 hours ago]
Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka “While we have defeated the LTTE in Sri Lanka, the organization, its ideology and its operations are very much alive in a number of western countries. Immediately, this remains a challenge to speeding ...
ISIS profits on black market oil in Iraq [Published CNNMoney.com - Video - 16 hours ago]
ISIS is taking advantage of a well-established black market in the oil industry in Iraq, selling the crude oil for a deeply discounted price. Left unchecked, the terrorist organization could make up to $1 billion a year. ...
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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]
Houston police find dozens held against their w... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 14 2014]
Airline baggage fees likely are here to stay. [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Jun 12 2014]
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Global Luggage Market 2014-2018 [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 12 2014]
Chinese Immigration Officers Study Document Fra... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Aug 12 2014]
IOM Joins Partners on First World Day Against T... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jul 30 2014]
“Marriage Migration” Significant Factor in Traf... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jul 30 2014]
Migrants Tell of Mass Murder on Vessel Smugglin... [Published IOM Press Briefing Notes - Jul 25 2014]
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