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Former Fort Bragg staff sergeant gets 5 year sentence for smuggling $1 million out fo Afghanistan

Former Fort Bragg Staff Sgt. Tonya Long of Fayetteville was sentenced to five years in prison on Monday for smuggling more than $1 million out of Afghanistan, U.S. Attorney Thomas G. Walker's office said.
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- 1 month ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Drug smuggling police sergeant jailed! A police sergeant lost his appeal on Sunday and will spend four years in jail for taking four tramadol pills as a bribe to smuggle the tablets to a detainee in a police station.

Man sentenced for smuggling Chinese immigrants into AZ

- 1 month ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Zhu Qu "Steven" Tan pleaded guilty to conspiracy to transport and harbor illegal aliens in June 2014.                

Boynton Auction House President Sentenced for Smuggling Rhinoceros Horns

- 2 days ago @ browardpalmbeach.com: Christopher Hayes, owner of the Boynton Beach auction house Elite Estate Buyers, Inc., was sentenced to three years in prison for his role in the smuggling of rhinoceros horns into South Florida. Hayes was also sentenced for his role in bringing in ...

Oakland woman sentenced for smuggling cocaine into airport

- 2 days ago @ contracostatimes.com: Her sentencing comes the same week authorities announced charges for 14 people involved in a years-long operation to smuggle marijuana primarily through Oakland airport to be distributed elsewhere. Conspirators included three Southwest Airline ...

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Haitian man pleads guilty in US migrant smuggling case

SFGate: FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — A Haitian man is facing U.S. prison time after pleading guilty to illegally smuggling migrants aboard a boat from the Bahamas. Veronel Charles faces between three and 10 years in prison when he is sentenced in August in Fort ...

How a web of corruption allows lucrative international red sanders smuggling

Economic Times: On an unusually cool afternoon in the posh Chetpet area of Chennai sits Raman (name changed on request), well into his '60s, in his pajamas, whirling a cane in his hand as he talks about his lucrative profession — smuggling of red sanders trees. Raman ...

Laundry worker charged in connection with jail drug smuggling ring

KOAT Albuquerque: Sgt. Aaron Williamson said that the Sheriff's Office is now trying to locate a woman who supplied Perea with the drugs. Williamson said detectives are working with MDC officials to weed out anymore avenues someone might take to smuggle in drugs at the ...

Flight attendant gets five years for smuggling passports in underwear

WTSP 10 News: West Midlands Police undated handout photo of airline steward Shaukat Ali Cheema who has been jailed for five years at Birmingham Crown Court after tried to smuggle fake passports into the country using specially adapted underpants. PRESS ...

Deer antlers smuggling: Madras HC orders release of seized jeep

Times of India: CHENNAI: A jeep involved in smuggling of deer antlers will cease to be idle in forest department custody and will soon be released, thanks to Madras high court's opinion that keeping a seized vehicle idle for long period would not serve any useful purpose.

Gang leader who smuggled £5m of cocaine in children's jigsaws jailed for 15 years

The Independent: The head of a drug smuggling gang, which hid £5 million-worth of cocaine in children's presents, has been sentenced to 15 years in jail. Raheem Bailey, 44, was the ninth member of the international smugglers to be sentenced for his part in the ...

People-Smuggling Is Big Business In Myanmar

NPR: Thousands of migrants remain trapped on boats in Southeast Asia's Andaman Sea. NPR's Scott Simon talks to reporter Michael Sullivan about what he heard from some of the people who've reached Thailand. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Thousands of migrants ...

Oahu man to appear in court for smuggling illegal goods

KHON2: new khon2 logo jerod. An Oahu man is due in court next month after he was accused of smuggling illegal goods. Sergio Traya Biscocho Jr. was arrested after law enforcement seized products made from ivory, whale bone and black coral from several stores ...

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Southwest Airlines baggage handlers in Oakland accused of smuggling pot

The Cannabist: The baggage handlers used their ability to avoid security checkpoints and have packages shipped through airline cargo to smuggle the marijuana, according to a 67-page affidavit submitted by prosecutors. At least one of the co-conspirators posted photos ...

Federal government charges Southwest Airlines baggage handlers, others with

Three Southwest Airlines baggage handlers in California are among 14 people in three states charged by federal investigators with smuggling marijuana across the country through airports. U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag of the Northern District of California ...

3 Southwest Airlines baggage handlers, 11 others accused of smuggling drugs

Los Angeles Times: Three Southwest Airlines baggage handlers at Oakland International Airport are among 14 people charged with bypassing airport security in order to smuggle several hundred pounds of marijuana across the country, according to a criminal complaint ...

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Oakland airport baggage handlers accused of smuggling marijuana

Contra Costa Times: The baggage handlers used their ability to avoid security checkpoints and have packages shipped through airline cargo to smuggle the marijuana, according to a 67-page affidavit submitted by prosecutors. At least one of the co-conspirators posted photos ...

Oakland airport baggage handlers accused of smuggling marijuana

The baggage handlers used their ability to avoid security checkpoints and have packages shipped through airline cargo to smuggle the marijuana, according to a 67-page affidavit submitted by prosecutors. At least one of the co-conspirators posted photos ...

Three people accused of smuggling drugs in the mail within

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Three people were arrested this week, accused of sending illegal drugs through the mail. The crimes were not related, but the Memphis Police Department caught them within days and confiscated pot, ...

Kiwi accused of smuggling 75kg of meth | Stuff.co.nz

Another Kiwi could be facing the death penalty over alleged methamphetamine smuggling - this time the scale is huge.

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Oakland woman sentenced for smuggling cocaine into airport

Contra Costa Times: Her sentencing comes the same week authorities announced charges for 14 people involved in a years-long operation to smuggle marijuana primarily through Oakland airport to be distributed elsewhere. Conspirators included three Southwest Airline ...

Cedar Rapids gun smuggling suspect enters another plea for release

KCRG: CEDAR RAPIDS — Ali Herz, accused in a conspiracy to smuggle guns and ammunition to Lebanon, is making a second plea to get out of jail pending trial. Herz, 50, of Cedar Rapids, filed a new motion this week, claiming U.S. Magistrate Jon Scoles didn't ...

Drummond: Drug smuggling ring exploited weaknesses in Oakland airport security

Contra Costa Times: That security clearance is what allowed -- according to federal prosecutors -- a former Delta Air Lines baggage handler and an accomplice to smuggle loaded guns onto flights from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport bound for New York City ...

CBP officers seize more than $180000 in drug smuggling attempts

Tucson News Now: A second incident happened on May 17 at the Port of Lukeville, when two men, identified as Lane Lamar Goudy and Todd Joseph Thompson were caught attempting to smuggle 82 packages of marijuana across the border. According to CBP a drug sniffing ...

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Drug smuggling police sergeant jailed! A police sergeant lost his appeal on Sunday and will spend four years in jail for taking four tramadol pills as a bribe to smuggle the tablets to a detainee in a police station.

Poverty forcing Afghans to smuggle gold through IGI

International smuggling syndicates seem to be using poor Afghan nationals to ferry gold into India.In one of the biggest seizure in past one year, Customs sleuths arrested an Afghan national...

Gangs 'conspiring with officials to smuggle immigrants into EU

Search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean are making the job of smuggling immigrants from North Africa into Italy easier and encouraging the illegal trade. “My understanding is that the facilitators are often phoning ...

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Top Customs men in smuggling probe

The Star Online: KOTA KINABALU: Senior state Customs officers with millions of ringgit in their bank accounts are being probed while two major Sabah smuggling kingpins have been nabbed in a crackdown in the state. The authorities have also frozen 69 bank accounts ...

Auctioneer sentenced to 3 years for wildlife smuggling conspiracy

Sun Sentinel: According to court documents, Hayes admitted in a January guilty plea to selling six endangered black rhino horns, including two that went to a Texas man involved in smuggling them to China. The horns sold at prices ranging from $36,800 to $80,500.

Frisco man sentenced for role in smuggling rhino horns to China

A Frisco man who worked as an Asian art appraiser was sentenced last week to 25 months in federal prison for his role in smuggling rhinoceros horns and other protected items to China. During a hearing in Beaumont on Thursday, Ning Qiu, 43, was also ...

Cargo vessel used anew for smuggling in Zambo port

A cargo vessel, which had previously figured in smuggling to the Zamboanga City port, was used anew in transporting, this time, imported cigarettes. The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) found no difference in the smuggling attempt pulled off by unscrupulous individuals aboard M/V Trishia Kerstin 2 except that the value of the cigarettes was only worth […]

Cleared for Publication: Three Suspects Arrested in Smuggling

Last month, a joint ISA-IDF operation uncovered tons worth of materials being smuggled on a vessel off the coast of Gaza. The materials, originating from the Sinai Peninsula, were meant for Hamas in the Gaza Strip and led to ...

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Baggage handlers who were part of a drug-smuggling ring could get 40 years in

Business Insider: LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fourteen people, including three baggage handlers at Oakland International Airport, were charged on Monday with being part of a ring that smuggled drugs through airport security, federal prosecutors said. Nine of the defendants ...

Using Drones and Magnets, Drug Smugglers continue to Innovate

In the ongoing cat and mouse game of drug smuggling across the border, the smugglers continue to innovate, finding creative ways of getting drugs across the border from Mexico to the United States.

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