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Man gets 3-year jail for illegal drug trade

Gulf Times - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
A Nepalese man got a jail sentence of three years and subsequent deportation for illicit drug trade, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported yesterday.
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The Golden Age of Drug Trafficking: How Meth, Cocaine, and Heroin Move Around the World

VICE News - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Last May, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) issued its 2015 World Drug Report, which shows that - despite billions of dollars spent trying to eradicate illicit crops, seize drug loads, and arrest traffickers - more people than ever ...
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Consultations on Asia, Illegal Drug Trade and Cyber Security: Key Takeaways from Russia-India-China Summit

The Wire - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
The Ministers expressed deep concern about the world drug problem, primarily about the illicit production and trafficking of opiates, cocaine and synthetic drugs, including new psychoactive substances, which continue to threaten security and stability, ...

Sen. Jeff Sessions: 'Sentencing Reform' Bill Rewrite Will Release Even More Illegal Alien Drug Traffickers

Breitbart News - ‎17 hours ago‎
“The revised bill still shortens mandatory minimums for repeat drug traffickers, including those who carried a gun, and would allow for early release of those currently in federal prison,” Sessions said in a statement that denounces the bill.
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Bitcoin is India's currency of choice for drug trafficking, illegal arms and prostitution

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
“We need a close watch on the use of the Bitcoin currency in financial transactions because Bitcoin as the currency of the underground internet is also being used in drug trafficking, illegal arms trade and prostitution. There is a need to have ...

Drug Traffickers Laundered $250 Million in 2015: Peru Official - ‎19 hours ago‎
A top government official in Peru said drug trafficking organizations laundered $250 million last year, while Peruvian and US authorities highlighted the key role other illegal economies such as illegal mining and timber trafficking play in ...
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Two arrested in Augusta on heroin trafficking charges

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
“This is the latest example of information that has been provided to our department by the public enabling our drug investigators to identify two more individuals involved in the illegal drug trade in our city,” Mills said in the news release. “These ...

Many Peruvians in Denial About Country's Drug Trafficking Role

teleSUR English - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
The only link between the drug traffickers and Shining Path is that some former members of the terrorist group are now in the illegal drug trade business. President Ollanta Humala qualified the declarations by Fujimori's party as “irresponsible acts to ...

No one-size-fits-all solution in global drug fight

The Straits Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Furthermore, this may, in turn, discourage people from turning to the illegal drug trade, cutting its revenue source and putting an end to the black market.
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DEA: 240 street gangs operate in the St. Louis area

KFVS - ‎3 hours ago‎
“There are 240 documented street gangs in a metropolitan area that isn't that big,” said Shroba. “They invariably conflict with one another because of the drug trade, because of other illegal activities they may be involved with, and what results is a ...

Tailem Bend couple arrested for drug trafficking

The Murray Valley Standard - ‎11 hours ago‎
A 36-year-old man and 38-year-old woman from Tailem Bend have been arrested for trafficking illegal substances. After an investigation by the Serious and Organised Crime Branch Detectives from the Crime Gangs Task Force, the pair were arrested on ...

My statement was obtained under duress - Man accused of drug trafficking tells Court

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎3 hours ago‎
Ejiro of Kakau village, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State has been standing trial since May 5, 2015, on a two-count charge of illegal possession of 8, 241.9 kilogrammes of Indian hemp. He was also accused of conniving with four others, now ...

Cebu a transshipment point, 'bagsakan' for illegal drugs - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
“Regis recently went back to the illegal drug trade after he was released almost a year ago from Muntinlupa,” Senior Insp.

Politico's kin eludes drug raid

Sun.Star - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Wanted. Guibuangan, Barili Barangay Captain Nelson Gingoyon, who is running for a seat in the Municipal Council, says he had his brother Excel (above) arrested several years ago after he learned that the latter was involved in the illegal drug trade ...

New EU rules for a simpler, faster and safer Customs Union come into force

EU News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Managing this volume of international trade requires handling millions of customs declarations per year in a fast and efficient manner.

Sweep of North, West Side drug markets nets 70 arrests: Cops

Chicago Tribune - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
... in a sweep of four North and West Side drug markets in recent days, according to Chicago police. Police targeted the areas because of fentanyl-laced heroin that's contributed to growing numbers of overdoses and violence tied to the illegal drug ...

Border breakfast wrap-up | Friday, April 29, 2016

The Border Mail - ‎18 hours ago‎
ALBION PARK: An Albion Park man who used the family computer to download and store child pornography has claimed he was not sexually aroused by the material and only had it to satisfy his thrill of doing something illegal. Matthew ... HAY: A former ...
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Philippine presidential front-runner: I've no illegal wealth

Daily Mail - ‎25 minutes ago‎
His bold pledge to eradicate crime, especially drug trafficking and kidnappings, in three to six months has resonated with the public, but also sparked alarm.

Fatal flaws remain in revised leniency legislation for drug offenders

Power Line (blog) - ‎10 hours ago‎
In addition to foreign drug smugglers, illegal alien drug dealers, who make up more than 25 percent of the federal drug trafficking defendants convicted in FY2015 and who frequently are members of transnational gangs, also benefit under the revised ...

Thai woman, 3 Vietnamese sentenced to death for drug trafficking

Thanh Nien Daily - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Vietnam has some of the world's toughest drug laws. The production or sale of 100 grams of heroin or 300 grams of other illegal narcotics is punishable by death. Those convicted of possessing or smuggling more than 600 grams of heroin or more than 2.5 ...