Home Tags Smuggling

Tag: Smuggling

A man smuggled 3,000 carats of diamonds worth RM1.3 million out of Malaysia in a food cooker and his innerwear

Indian police found 55 ziplock bags full of diamonds, worth an estimated RM1.34 million.

A fleet of boats, a corrupt crew, and fresh locks — here’s how smugglers loaded $1 billion worth of cocaine onto a ship owned by JPMorgan

Federal agents took about a week to weigh and catalog the nearly 20 tons of cocaine seized on the MSC Gayane.
MSC Gayane

4 surprising facts about the $1 billion of cocaine found on a ship owned by JPMorgan

The sheer quantity of cocaine, the JPMorgan link, the ship's Liberian flag, and a string of West African drug busts make for interesting reading.
Suspected smugglers load men, women, and children into a raft on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande just before illegally crossing the Mexico-US border near McAllen, Texas on May 9, 2018.

Trump’s tough border policies are actually helping the human smuggling business, experts say

President Donald Trump's policies have created a bottleneck of thousands of migrants in Mexican border cities, in conditions ripe for exploitation.
Border Patrol agents found a three-year-old boy alone in a cornfield near the US-Mexico border, the Customs and Border Protection agency said Tuesday.

Border Patrol found a crying 3-year-old alone in a cornfield with a phone number written on his shoes

Customs and Border Protection officials said they believe the child was abandoned in the field when the group he was traveling with ran away.

A Russian man was arrested after trying to smuggle a drugged orangutan, 5 lizards, and 2 geckos out of Indonesia in his luggage

He fed the primate allergy pills and milk, so it would be unconscious during the journey to Russia.

Malaysia has seized 3,300 rare pig-nosed turtles worth US$37,000

Apart from being sold as live pets, the pig-nosed turtle is often hunted for meat consumption and traditional medicines.
An illustration of HawkEye 360's first satellite constellation, called Pathfinder, orbiting Earth.

SpaceX is about to rocket a fleet of satellites into space that will hunt smugglers, pirates, and other ‘dark ships’

SpaceX is about to launch 71 satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket. Three of the spacecraft will help hunt down boats that don't want to be found.

5 people died when an SUV smuggling migrants across the border crashed in a high-speed chase with police

The van was speeding away from law enforcement at 100 miles per hour when it crashed and flipped over.
Prince performs onstage at the 2006 BET Awards.

Prince died with ‘exceedingly high’ levels of a drug that’s 30 times stronger than heroin in his system, according to a new report

A new report from the Associated Press confirms that fentanyl played a big role in Prince's death.