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# drug-trafficking - This year 2022

Acting premier of British Virgin Islands ‘very concerned’ by direct UK rule advice
# British Virgin Islands
# British Virgin Islands

Acting premier of British Virgin Islands ‘very concerned’ by direct UK rule advice

Apr 30th 2022, 1:34 PM 33,068 Views 10 Comments

It comes after the country’s premier, Andrew Fahie, appeared in a US court after being arrested on drug trafficking charges.

Ex-Honduran president appears in US court on drugs charges
# New York
# New York

Ex-Honduran president appears in US court on drugs charges

Apr 22nd 2022, 10:06 PM 10,687 Views 2 Comments

Juan Orlando Hernandez appeared in a New York federal court via video-link after he was brought to the United States on Thursday.

Honduras ex-president extradited to US for drug trafficking trial
# JUAN Orlando Hernandez
# JUAN Orlando Hernandez

Honduras ex-president extradited to US for drug trafficking trial

Apr 21st 2022, 10:30 PM 9,315 Views 6 Comments

Juan Orlando Hernandez risks spending the rest of his life in prison if convicted.

Singapore court dismisses mentally disabled man's death sentence appeal
# Singapore
# Singapore

Singapore court dismisses mentally disabled man's death sentence appeal

Mar 29th 2022, 9:41 AM 15,026 Views 0 Comments

Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam was arrested in 2009 for trafficking heroin into the city-state.

# drug-trafficking - Last year 2021

Colombia’s most wanted drug trafficker arrested following decade on run
# Dairo Antonio Usuga
# Dairo Antonio Usuga

Colombia’s most wanted drug trafficker arrested following decade on run

Oct 24th 2021, 7:04 AM 36,281 Views 8 Comments

President Ivan Duque likened the arrest of Dairo Antonio Usuga to Pablo Escobar’s capture three decades ago.

President of Honduras helped smuggle tonnes of cocaine into United States, prosecutor alleges
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

President of Honduras helped smuggle tonnes of cocaine into United States, prosecutor alleges

Mar 9th 2021, 9:59 PM 15,199 Views 5 Comments

A witness claims the president said “they’d transport so much cocaine into the US they’d shove the drugs up the noses of the gringos.”

# drug-trafficking - All time

Dublin man sent for trial accused of conspiring to launder €500k in crime proceeds from drug trafficking
# Cocaine Trafficking
# Cocaine Trafficking

Dublin man sent for trial accused of conspiring to launder €500k in crime proceeds from drug trafficking

Dec 7th 2020, 3:32 PM 23,106 Views 0 Comments

The investigation involved gardaí, as well as police forces and custom services in Australia and New Zealand.

Irish haulage boss faces jail after admitting drug trafficking and money laundering
# Liverpool Crown Court
# Liverpool Crown Court

Irish haulage boss faces jail after admitting drug trafficking and money laundering

Sep 25th 2020, 6:25 PM 41,768 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Maher pleaded guilty to a string of offences at Liverpool Crown Court.

UK police seize €43 million worth of heroin in record haul
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

UK police seize €43 million worth of heroin in record haul

Aug 6th 2019, 9:26 PM 30,114 Views 23 Comments

The 398kg of heroin was bound for Antwerp in Belgium.

Four people arrested after €2.8 million of suspected cocaine seized in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Four people arrested after €2.8 million of suspected cocaine seized in Dublin

Updated Dec 7th 2018, 8:33 AM 20,951 Views 23 Comments

Separately, a large quantity of cannabis herb with an approximate street value of €800,000 was seized.

Italy and Zebre prop arrested for alleged drug trafficking - reports
# Off-field Trouble
From The42
# Off-field Trouble

Italy and Zebre prop arrested for alleged drug trafficking - reports

Sep 30th 2018, 2:16 PM 14,169 Views 7 Comments

Sami Panico is in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons.

Six arrested as gardaí seize €250k in cash in international money laundering operation
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

Six arrested as gardaí seize €250k in cash in international money laundering operation

Apr 17th 2018, 2:05 PM 26,207 Views 25 Comments

The gang is suspected of trafficking drugs to Australia and then laundering the proceeds back to Ireland.

Polish man fighting extradition from Ireland citing the alleged corruption of his own country's legal system
# Test Case
# Test Case

Polish man fighting extradition from Ireland citing the alleged corruption of his own country's legal system

Feb 3rd 2018, 7:30 AM 21,391 Views 0 Comments

Artur Celmer is the subject of three separate extradition warrants from his native country (where he claims he could not get a fair trial) for alleged drug trafficking.

Ireland is a major buyer of hallucinogens from Europe's darknet
# Alphabay
# Alphabay

Ireland is a major buyer of hallucinogens from Europe's darknet

Dec 2nd 2017, 7:00 AM 12,498 Views 25 Comments

A European report has assessed the popularity of darknet sites and the response of enforcement agencies to shut them down.

Informants and paranoia: The implosion of the Kinahan gang's Dublin lieutenants
# Endgame
# Endgame

Informants and paranoia: The implosion of the Kinahan gang's Dublin lieutenants

Aug 28th 2017, 6:05 AM 67,782 Views 0 Comments

A number of men have contracts on their heads.

Pele's son turns himself in for 12-year prison sentence
# Brazil
# Brazil

Pele's son turns himself in for 12-year prison sentence

Feb 25th 2017, 8:27 AM 33,049 Views 8 Comments

The 46-year-old former goalkeeper denies the allegations.

Gardaí seize cannabis and cocaine worth €130,000 in Co Westmeath
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

Gardaí seize cannabis and cocaine worth €130,000 in Co Westmeath

Nov 28th 2016, 10:52 AM 12,698 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí discovered cannabis resin with an approximate street value of €60,000 and cocaine with an approximate street value of €70,000.

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 22,060 Views 27 Comments

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

€1.6 million worth of heroin, cocaine and cannabis seized after car is stopped
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

€1.6 million worth of heroin, cocaine and cannabis seized after car is stopped

Oct 12th 2015, 7:12 AM 18,342 Views 0 Comments

They are being held in two Garda stations.

Five arrested over €80,000 heroin seizure in Dublin
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Five arrested over €80,000 heroin seizure in Dublin

Jul 9th 2014, 8:06 PM 12,524 Views 23 Comments

The seizure was made after searches at two premises in Dublin’s city centre today.

Man arrested in wooded area over €228k cannabis find
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Man arrested in wooded area over €228k cannabis find

Apr 2nd 2014, 8:28 AM 11,498 Views 54 Comments

Gardaí said the search yesterday was part of an ongoing operation in Cork.

Man to appear in court in relation to multi-million euro cannabis seizure
# Coolock
# Coolock

Man to appear in court in relation to multi-million euro cannabis seizure

Mar 10th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,142 Views 0 Comments

A total of 120 kg of cannabis herb was seized in Coolock with an estimated street value of €2.5 million.

Australian surfer caught with marijuana in Bali released after 9 years in prison
# Banged Up Abroad
# Banged Up Abroad

Australian surfer caught with marijuana in Bali released after 9 years in prison

Feb 10th 2014, 8:33 AM 34,909 Views 51 Comments

Schapelle Corby has always insisted the 4.1 kg of marijuana found in her body board bag was planted there.

Sentence today for two women caught with drugs in Peru
# Peru
# Peru

Sentence today for two women caught with drugs in Peru

Dec 17th 2013, 10:12 AM 18,249 Views 89 Comments

Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid were caught with cocaine hidden in their luggage.

Court appearance for man over drugs seizure
# Arrest
# Arrest

Court appearance for man over drugs seizure

Oct 22nd 2013, 8:42 PM 8,073 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí seized 1,800 cannabis plants at a premises in an industrial estate yesterday.

The Peru two to consider their plea and the story of their kidnap and arrest
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

The Peru two to consider their plea and the story of their kidnap and arrest

Sep 1st 2013, 3:57 PM 30,779 Views 0 Comments

Michaella McCollum Connolly’s lawyer also outlined the chain of events that led to her arrest.

Michaella is "in good spirits, but very frightened for the future" - solicitor
# Michaela McCollum Connolly
# Michaela McCollum Connolly

Michaella is "in good spirits, but very frightened for the future" - solicitor

Aug 28th 2013, 8:36 AM 23,211 Views 181 Comments

Michaella will be moved to a permanent jail in the next 24 hours, her solicitor says, but prisons in Peru are rife with TB and HIV.

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in jail, and their wish list revealed
# Peru
# Peru

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in jail, and their wish list revealed

Aug 23rd 2013, 8:29 PM 59,270 Views 0 Comments

Toilet roll, Pringles, Oreos and a sports bra, were among some of the items requested as well as stamps and envelopes to write letters home.

Cannabis worth €490,000 seized as gardaí target drugs gang
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

Cannabis worth €490,000 seized as gardaí target drugs gang

Aug 22nd 2013, 8:41 PM 17,248 Views 67 Comments

Four men have been arrested after the drugs were uncovered in three separate operations this afternoon. A large quantity of cash was also seized.

PICS: Michaella and Melissa refused bail and head to Peruvian jail
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

PICS: Michaella and Melissa refused bail and head to Peruvian jail

Aug 21st 2013, 10:37 PM 33,481 Views 0 Comments

The pair were arrested two weeks ago at Lima’s international airport with 11 kilograms of cocaine.

Irish woman Michaella McCollum Connolly to plead 'not guilty'
# Peru
# Peru

Irish woman Michaella McCollum Connolly to plead 'not guilty'

Aug 21st 2013, 9:30 AM 29,125 Views 0 Comments

Local media in Peru are reporting that the Irish and British women were recruited by a Lima-based drug trafficking ring.

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in Peruvian court over drug trafficking charges
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in Peruvian court over drug trafficking charges

Aug 20th 2013, 4:37 PM 37,076 Views 38 Comments

Connolly’s lawyer Peter Madden said the Tyrone woman would be protesting her innocence.

Michaella's brother visits her in Peruvian police custody ahead of trial
# Peru
# Peru

Michaella's brother visits her in Peruvian police custody ahead of trial

Aug 19th 2013, 10:46 PM 26,901 Views 0 Comments

He visited his sister at the national police anti-drug headquarters where Michaella and her companion Melissa Reid are being held.

Irish man turned down 10k to work as a drug mule in Ibiza
# Drugs
# Drugs

Irish man turned down 10k to work as a drug mule in Ibiza

Aug 17th 2013, 7:30 AM 52,016 Views 112 Comments

“I was offered to do a trip and offered €10,000 for a flight over to Benalmadena with 1kg,” said Lee.

“I don’t really want to talk to any journalist at any stage” – Michaella McCollum Connolly
# Michaella McCollum Connolly
# Michaella McCollum Connolly

“I don’t really want to talk to any journalist at any stage” – Michaella McCollum Connolly

Aug 14th 2013, 10:18 PM 64,573 Views 227 Comments

In a video posted last night, Michaella says that she is not being given enough to drink.

Two arrested in overnight drug seizure in Dublin
# Drugs
# Drugs

Two arrested in overnight drug seizure in Dublin

Apr 23rd 2013, 8:48 AM 7,316 Views 57 Comments

A quantity of cannabis worth €400,000 was also seized during a search in Lucan last night.

Cannabis worth €90,000 seized in Navan
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Cannabis worth €90,000 seized in Navan

Mar 25th 2013, 8:31 AM 7,139 Views 104 Comments

A 34-year-old man was arrested at the scene following the seizure in Navan over the weekend.

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 18,704 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.

Number arrested in organised crime crackdown now at 113
# Operation Wireless
# Operation Wireless

Number arrested in organised crime crackdown now at 113

Nov 21st 2012, 1:34 PM 5,072 Views 21 Comments

Gardaí have been carrying out a major investigation into organised crime across the country.

Five arrested in Garda investigation into organised crime
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Five arrested in Garda investigation into organised crime

Feb 20th 2012, 1:01 PM 1,687 Views 0 Comments

Planned searches have been taking place across Dublin as part of the investigation into drug trafficking, firearms offenses and money laundering.

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