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#Drug smuggling

# drug-smuggling - Monday 6 January, 2020

Revenue seizes €194,000 worth of drugs in parcels from the US and Spain
# Drug Smuggling
# Drug Smuggling

Revenue seizes €194,000 worth of drugs in parcels from the US and Spain

Jan 6th 2020, 3:25 PM 11,274 Views 8 Comments

Revenue detector dog Sam also discovered 600g of drugs in a parcel from Spain which was destined for Belfast.

# drug-smuggling - Monday 23 April, 2018

Belgian man jailed for 17 years for importing £7 million of cocaine into UK on helicopter
# Jailed
# Jailed

Belgian man jailed for 17 years for importing £7 million of cocaine into UK on helicopter

Apr 23rd 2018, 6:26 PM 18,015 Views 2 Comments

It was estimated that Frederic Fagnoul was importing an estimated 50kg of cocaine on each flight from France.

# drug-smuggling - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'A game of cat and mouse': The struggle to stop drug smuggling in a neglected Spanish town
# Gangs
# Gangs

'A game of cat and mouse': The struggle to stop drug smuggling in a neglected Spanish town

Apr 8th 2018, 6:15 AM 20,518 Views 2 Comments

Members of the drug trafficking ring pointed to the unemployment rate in the province as a fuel for their criminal activity.

# drug-smuggling - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Australian granny tricked into smuggling crystal meth escapes death penalty in Malaysia
# Caught Out
# Caught Out

Australian granny tricked into smuggling crystal meth escapes death penalty in Malaysia

Dec 27th 2017, 9:10 AM 25,720 Views 8 Comments

The woman travelled to China to meet a man she met online, who then asked her to carry the drugs.

# drug-smuggling - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Drug probe after eight shark fishermen from the same family are massacred
# Mexico
# Mexico

Drug probe after eight shark fishermen from the same family are massacred

Jul 19th 2016, 9:56 PM 31,845 Views 17 Comments

Last week, the navy recovered 900 kg of cocaine floating off the coast.

# drug-smuggling - Saturday 16 April, 2016

The reason some gang members are covered in tattoos - it makes perfect business sense
# Narconomics
# Narconomics

The reason some gang members are covered in tattoos - it makes perfect business sense

Apr 16th 2016, 9:00 AM 35,794 Views 23 Comments

It’s much easier for cartel leaders to hang on to employees when they’re covered in ink.

# drug-smuggling - Sunday 3 April, 2016

"I'm not a bad person" - Michaella McCollum's first interview to air tonight
# Peru 2
# Peru 2

"I'm not a bad person" - Michaella McCollum's first interview to air tonight

Apr 3rd 2016, 7:54 PM 96,225 Views 265 Comments

“I’ve forgotten the things that everybody takes for granted in life.”

# drug-smuggling - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Recaptured Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' wanted to make a film about himself
# Biopic
# Biopic

Recaptured Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' wanted to make a film about himself

Jan 9th 2016, 8:38 AM 11,217 Views 15 Comments

Joaquin Guzman had even contacted actresses and producers.

# drug-smuggling - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Drug-smuggling baggage handler switched labels on innocent passengers' suitcases
# Gatwick
# Gatwick

Drug-smuggling baggage handler switched labels on innocent passengers' suitcases

Dec 12th 2015, 8:00 AM 26,899 Views 15 Comments

The airport worker – along with three others – was jailed for smuggling almost a million euro worth of drugs.

# drug-smuggling - Friday 27 November, 2015

Gang used fake ambulances to smuggle heroin and cocaine worth €2.3 BILLION into UK
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Gang used fake ambulances to smuggle heroin and cocaine worth €2.3 BILLION into UK

Nov 27th 2015, 9:15 PM 22,058 Views 27 Comments

The elaborate 14-month scheme involved bogus “patients” and fake paramedic costumes.

# drug-smuggling - Friday 21 August, 2015

The strange tale of the scuba diver and the underwater drug tunnel
# United States
# United States

The strange tale of the scuba diver and the underwater drug tunnel

Aug 21st 2015, 8:55 AM 29,120 Views 19 Comments

US official: “Drug smugglers will try anything to move their product — even scuba diving in an underwater tunnel.”

# drug-smuggling - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Two Australian drug smugglers are to be executed by firing squad
# Bali Nine
# Bali Nine

Two Australian drug smugglers are to be executed by firing squad

Mar 4th 2015, 7:30 AM 26,696 Views 57 Comments

Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the ringleaders of the so-called “Bali Nine” drug smuggling gang, were woken and given a few minutes to get ready.

# drug-smuggling - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Kildare man's privacy was not violated when he signed for cocaine addressed to fake diplomat
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Kildare man's privacy was not violated when he signed for cocaine addressed to fake diplomat

Oct 29th 2014, 6:00 PM 26,732 Views 0 Comments

The package was sent to “Tony Tuto, Honorary Consul of the Republic of South Africa”.

# drug-smuggling - Friday 9 May, 2014

Man caught trying to smuggle drugs in a ham and cheese sandwich
# Hang Sangwidges
From The Daily Edge
# Hang Sangwidges

Man caught trying to smuggle drugs in a ham and cheese sandwich

May 9th 2014, 11:50 AM 3,147 Views 0 Comments

Are you sure you don’t want this sandwich, Father? There’s cocaine in it!

# drug-smuggling - Monday 10 February, 2014

'Peru 2' may soon be one as Reid's parents pay to bring her home
# Drug Smuggling
# Drug Smuggling

'Peru 2' may soon be one as Reid's parents pay to bring her home

Feb 10th 2014, 9:45 PM 75,729 Views 70 Comments

Reid’s parents have reportedly paid £3,500 so she can apply for a prison transfer and serve her sentence in Scotland, leaving her Northern Irish friend behind in Peru.

# drug-smuggling - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Michaella co-accused to plead guilty - reports
# Michaella McCollum Connolly
# Michaella McCollum Connolly

Michaella co-accused to plead guilty - reports

Sep 15th 2013, 9:00 PM 34,618 Views 128 Comments

A guilty plea would ensure Melissa Reid a shorter sentence.

# drug-smuggling - Monday 8 April, 2013

Over €240,000 worth of drugs seized at Dublin Airport
# Drugs
# Drugs

Over €240,000 worth of drugs seized at Dublin Airport

Apr 8th 2013, 5:19 PM 10,583 Views 14 Comments

In three separate seizures, large quantities of cocaine and Methamphetamine were seized and two people were arrested.

# drug-smuggling - Friday 1 February, 2013

Ireland has one of highest rates of cocaine use in Europe - report
# Drugs
# Drugs

Ireland has one of highest rates of cocaine use in Europe - report

Feb 1st 2013, 9:06 AM 10,618 Views 81 Comments

The report also suggests Ireland is an entry point for Moroccan cannabis resin into Europe.

# drug-smuggling - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

British grandmother gets death sentence for drugs in Indonesia
# Death Sentence
# Death Sentence

British grandmother gets death sentence for drugs in Indonesia

Jan 22nd 2013, 8:04 AM 18,703 Views 82 Comments

An Indonesian court has sentenced Lindsay Sandiford, 56, to death for smuggling cocaine worth $2.5 million into the resort island of Bali.

# drug-smuggling - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Jay Z's "99 Problems" broken down by law professor
# Jay Z
From The Daily Edge
# Jay Z

Jay Z's "99 Problems" broken down by law professor

Jul 12th 2012, 1:46 PM 9,457 Views 7 Comments

The law professor uses the song to illustrate the legal dos and don’ts of drug smuggling.

# drug-smuggling - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Saudi Arabia beheads five people for murder, drug smuggling
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia beheads five people for murder, drug smuggling

Jun 26th 2012, 2:40 PM 10,504 Views 76 Comments

Four Saudi citizens and one Syrian national have been executed, according to Saudi authorities.

# drug-smuggling - Friday 16 December, 2011

Cannabis swallowers arrested at Dublin Airport
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Cannabis swallowers arrested at Dublin Airport

Dec 16th 2011, 3:30 PM 3,621 Views 29 Comments

Five people have been arrested for ingesting €60,000 worth of cannabis resin and bringing it into the country.

# drug-smuggling - Monday 12 December, 2011

South African woman executed in China
# China
# China

South African woman executed in China

Dec 12th 2011, 3:18 PM 5,121 Views 35 Comments

Janice Bronwyn Linden was executed after being convicted for smuggling drugs into China – despite an appeal for clemency from the South African president.

# drug-smuggling - Thursday 1 December, 2011

In pictures: Huge drug smuggling tunnel discovered between US and Mexico
# Drugs
# Drugs

In pictures: Huge drug smuggling tunnel discovered between US and Mexico

Dec 1st 2011, 12:51 PM 9,025 Views 25 Comments

The 600-yard tunnel 30ft underground was equipped with lighting, ventilation and rails for carts.

# drug-smuggling - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Sniffer dog makes €1million cannabis find at Dublin Port
# Drugs
# Drugs

Sniffer dog makes €1million cannabis find at Dublin Port

Oct 20th 2011, 12:12 PM 701 Views 17 Comments

The drug was concealed in food tins inside a shipping container.

# drug-smuggling - Friday 16 September, 2011

Irish man charged with drug smuggling at Brazil airport
# Brazil
# Brazil

Irish man charged with drug smuggling at Brazil airport

Sep 16th 2011, 10:26 AM 2,967 Views 9 Comments

An image has been released of 72 cocaine packages allegedly inside the man’s stomach.