With no email or social media in 1965, Brian Robson lost touch with two friends who took part in a reckless scheme: They nailed him…View More A Man Who Shipped Himself in a Crate Wants to Find the Men Who Helped
BANGKOK (REUTERS) – Crime syndicates in Asia’s drug-producing Golden Triangle region have likely begun producing ingredients to manufacture methamphetamine, enabling them to avoid restrictions on…View More Asian drug lords likely producing precursor chemicals in Golden Triangle
A woman who tied nearly 1,000 cacti and succulent plants to her body in an attempt to smuggle them into New Zealand in 2019 has…View More New Zealand Sentences Woman Caught With Cacti Tied to Her Body
SINGAPORE – A 33-year-old Chinese national was arrested on Jan 29 with 2,300 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes hidden in boxes labelled “dried noodles”, said Singapore…View More Man caught with 2,300 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes in boxes labelled 'dried noodles'
Members of a smuggling gang have been jailed for their role in causing the deaths of 39 migrants in the back of a lorry in…View More Smuggling gang jailed over deaths of 39 migrants in Essex lorry
MILAN (Reuters) – Italian authorities have arrested the captain of a Lebanese-flagged cargo ship which was seized in the port of Genoa on suspicion of…View More Italy arrests ship's captain over alleged Libya arms trafficking
SINGAPORE – Officers from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) seized contraband cigarettes from a driver at the Woodlands Checkpoint on Sunday (Sept 8). A…View More 412 cartons of contraband cigarettes seized at Woodlands Checkpoint
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Costa Rican and Panamanian officials on Tuesday arrested nearly 50 people linked to an international network suspected of smuggling migrants…View More Costa Rica and Panama Arrest Dozens on Suspicion of People Smuggling
[Want to get New York Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.] It’s Tuesday, and the birthday of the Supreme Court justice and Bronx native Sonia…View More Primary Election in New York: A Six-Way Contest for Queens D.A.
Colombian pensioner, 74, ‘who signed for package at his London home that had contained £70,000 of cocaine having sent £80,000 to south America to fund…View More Pensioner ‘who signed for cocaine package’ cleared of smuggling charge
JAKARTA (BLOOMBERG) – Indonesia will close an island inhabited by endangered komodo dragons following reports of rampant smuggling of the giant lizards, the Tempo reported.…View More Indonesia to close island to prevent komodo dragon smuggling
SINGAPORE – More than 700 cartons of contraband cigarettes were seized by Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers at Woodlands Checkpoint between Feb 28 and…View More 5 cases of contraband cigarette smuggling detected at Woodlands Checkpoint in a week
HONG KONG (NYTIMES) – It was after dark on a Tuesday evening in December 2017 when the vans pulled onto Island House Lane, a placid…View More Hong Kong, crossroads of the criminal wildlife trade from pangolin scales to ivory
SINGAPORE – A truck driver tried to smuggle almost 7,500 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes into Singapore by declaring the contraband consignment to be “rockwool”. However,…View More ICA seizes 7,500 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes hidden in truck container