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A smuggling boat found at Vandenberg towed to Ventura Harbor

KEYT: Capt. Paul Amaral said the 28-foot fiberglass boat was damaged and capsized. His crew found a broken motor and empty gas containers in and around the hull. Homeland Security officer Dave Wales said it appears two smugglers got away before a third tried ...
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Man accused of smuggling cocaine in paint bucket

WBBJ-TV: HAYWOOD COUNTY, Tenn. -- A suspected drug trafficker is accused of using a large bucket of paint to smuggle cocaine across West Tennessee. According to the Tennessee Department of Safety, Alberto Nava, of Kentucky, was pulled over Wednesday for ...

Tight EU borders fuel deadly smuggling business: Amnesty

Yahoo News: "The barriers created by Europe are putting lives at risk," he said in a statement when asked by AFP to comment on EU efforts to stop smuggling in the wake of the latest mass deaths. Some 500 migrants including up to 100 children drowned after ...

Costa Rica deports a German caught smuggling over 400 frogs and reptiles

GlobalPost: The size of this seizure is rare even in this Central American nation fighting to stop smugglers from taking off with its tropical treasures. The illicit trade of animals has long been a problem here. Last year alone, Costa Rican authorities seized 239 ...

Diesel smuggling turns Altınözü into car graveyard

Today's Zaman: Cars and other vehicles used for smuggling diesel from Syria, where an ongoing civil war has made control of the Turkey-Syria border more challenging, has turned the Altınözü district of southern Hatay province into a cemetery for cars. Vehicles used ...

BOC files smuggling case vs plywood trader, customs broker

MANILA, Philippines---The Bureau of Customs on Thursday filed a P30-million smuggling complaint with the Department of Justice against a plywood trader and a customs broker. Facing the complaint are Michaela Ante, sole owner and proprietress of Bandini Trading, and customs broker Anna Marie Vallespin. They are being accused of violating Republic Act 4109, Bureau of Product and DTI Department ...

Man detained for smuggling subsidised diesel

A man, in his 40s, was detained for smuggling subsidised diesel in his modified lorry at a petrol state in Nibong Tebal here yesterday.

Trading firm faces smuggling raps over illegal plywood imports

A trading company is facing smuggling charges for illegally importing P30-million worth of plywood from China.

Hidalgo man gets prison for smuggling grenade launcher parts to Mexico

mySanAntonio.com: Hidalgo man gets prison for smuggling grenade launcher parts to Mexico. By Joshua Fechter: September 17, 2014: Updated: September 17, 2014 4:50pm. E-mail; Print. Tweet. Page 1 of 1. Click through the gallery to see some of the largest drug busts made ...

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Islamic State Funds Push Into Syria and Iraq With Labyrinthine Oil-Smuggling

Wall Street Journal: The Islamic State is funding its rapid push into Syria and Iraq with a labyrinthine oil-smuggling operation that starts at seized Syrian oil fields, goes through makeshift refineries and can end up in jerrycans carried by mules into the hilly ...

ISIS raking in more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, theft, selling

New York Daily News: WASHINGTON — Islamic State militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, making more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion, according ...

Islamic State: Can US cut off its oil sales? (+video)

The Islamic State is believed to be producing between 25,000 and 40,000 barrels of oil per day, smuggling and selling it on the black market. In its effort to degrade the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL), the US will aim to cut off the group's oil sales. 

ACCUSED OF SMUGGLING..

Report: Aramark worker arrested, accused of drug smuggling at Gratiot County

MLive.com: ST. LOUIS, MI — A prison food worker is accused of smuggling drugs after five St. Louis Correctional Facility inmates were found with heroin, cocaine, marijuana and tobacco, according to the Associated Press. A Corrections Department spokesman ...

Active-duty soldier caught in uniform smuggling immigrants

KGBT-TV: He took an oath to defend the United States and its laws but now, an active-duty soldier is behind bars after being accused of smuggling illegal immigrants. U.S. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents filed human smuggling charges against Eric ...

U.S. Army soldier accused of smuggling undocumented immigrants

By Lisa Maria Garza (Reuters) - A U.S. Army soldier has been accused of smuggling two undocumented immigrants across the Texas-Mexico border while in uniform, according to a federal criminal complaint. Eric Alexander Rodriguez, 20, a private in the Army, was charged with felony "bringing in and harboring certain aliens" on Friday in United States District Court Southern District of Texas ...

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Outfit enforcer gets 15 years in prison for gun conviction

Chicago Tribune: In 2010 he was convicted of bribing a corrupt guard to smuggle him salami and other Italian food into a Wisconsin federal prison. On Wednesday, a considerably older and grayer Rainone stood silently in federal court as a judge handed down what will ...

Hidalgo man sentenced for smuggling weapons into Mexico

KSAT San Antonio: McALLEN, Texas - A 27-year-old South Texas man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for smuggling munitions such as barrels for grenade launchers into Mexico. Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday that Eric Perez-Bazan of Hidalgo ...

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Salami-smuggling mob enforcer gets 15 years for gun rap

Chicago Sun-Times: Rainone, 60, has previously served hard time for extortion, burglary and even for bribing a prison guard to smuggle Italian sausage and pasta into his jail cell. But Rainone's long criminal history meant an otherwise humdrum gun conviction came with a ...

Islamists bankrolled by large-scale African drug-smuggling operation

The Guardian: Islamist groups in northern Mali are paying local drivers to smuggle drugs and migrants across the desert for shipment to Europe, according to sources in Timbuktu. Smuggling operations are the financial backbone of Islamist groups such as al-Qaida in ...

US Soldier Allegedly Smuggled Illegal Aliens Into Texas

Breitbart News: LUBBOCK, Texas — A U.S. Army soldier in uniform allegedly tried to smuggle illegal aliens into Texas, according to court records obtained by Breitbart Texas. Authorities claim the soldier attempted to drive across a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint with ...

Medan police bust smuggling ring allegedly run by Malaysian

The Star Online: MEDAN: The Medan City Police Narcotics Unit announced on Monday that it had successfully foiled an attempt by a syndicate to smuggle drugs worth up to Rp 42 billion (US$3.5 million) from Malaysia through Tanjung Balai Port in North Sumatra. The Medan ...

Salami-smuggling mob enforcer gets 15 years for gun rap

Mob enforcer Mario Rainone once bribed a jail guard to smuggle salami and pasta into his cell — just like the wiseguys in “Goodfellas.” If he ever wants to enjoy the garlicky smack of fine Italian dining again, it’s a trick he’ll probably have to repeat. A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced him to 15 years in prison. It may prove to be a life sentence for the once feared 60-year-old Outfit ...

Islamists bankrolled by large-scale African drug-smuggling operation

Militant groups paying west African drivers up to £8,600 to transport cocaine to Europe under noses of UN peacekeepers Islamist groups in northern Mali are paying local drivers to smuggle drugs and migrants across the desert for shipment to Europe, according to sources in Timbuktu. Smuggling operations are the financial backbone of Islamist groups such as al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (Aqim ...

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Man accused in unsuccessful attempt at drug smuggling

Yuma Sun: A 33-year-old Yuma man was arrested during a smuggling attempt Friday at the U.S. Port Entry at San Luis, Ariz. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the man, whose name was not released, was caught with a combined 30 pounds of cocaine ...

Prison Worker Arrested In Drug Smuggling Case After Inmates Found With

CBS Local: LANSING (WWJ/AP) - Authorities say a food worker at a Michigan prison has been arrested in connection to smuggling drugs after five inmates at the St. Louis Correctional Facility were found with heroin, cocaine, marijuana and tobacco. Corrections ...

BP agents stop 3 drug smuggling attempts

Tucson News Now: In a recent release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, agents with the Ajo Station, stopped three suspected smuggling attempts on Sept. 11. According to a recent CBP release, the first incident happened as BP agents were following suspicious tire ...

Prison Worker Arrested In Drug Smuggling Case After

LANSING (WWJ/AP) - Authorities say a food worker at a Michigan prison has been arrested in connection to smuggling drugs after five inmates at the St. Louis Correctional Facility were found with heroin, cocaine, marijuana ...

Child Crossings Down, Mexican Drug Smuggling Continues

The number of Central American children crossing the Texas border may be down, but DPS said Mexican cartels are still smuggling drugs and people into the Rio Grande Valley. Related: Governor Perry Undeterred By ...

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Oil Smuggling Brings In the Money

Oil smuggling has become a key part of the Islamic State's funding mechanism. The Wall Street Journal's Benoit Faucon and Ayla Albayrak have investigated some of the routes this contraband takes, and how much money it makes: up to $2 million every day.

Islamic State: Can US cut off its oil sales?

The Islamic State is believed to be producing between 25,000 and 40,000 barrels of oil per day, smuggling and selling it on the black market. In its effort to degrade the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL), the US will aim to cut off the group's oil sales. 

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