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#Smuggling

From TheJournal.ie US woman accused of trying to smuggle 6-day-old baby in bag out of Philippines airport Charged

US woman accused of trying to smuggle 6-day-old baby in bag out of Philippines airport

The woman, 42-year-old Jennifer Talbot, had no valid custody documents for the child.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for investigation as gardaí alerted to alleged smuggling at Baldonnel Airfield Baldonnel

Calls for investigation as gardaí alerted to alleged smuggling at Baldonnel Airfield Exclusive

Sinn Féín’s defence spokesperson Aengus Ó Snodaigh told TheJournal.ie that he will be raising this issue with the Taoiseach as a matter of urgency.

From TheJournal.ie Indonesian Island could be closed to prevent Komodo dragon smuggling KOMODO ISLAND

Indonesian Island could be closed to prevent Komodo dragon smuggling

Mass tourism is affecting the island which is home to some 2,300 giant, carnivorous dragons.

From TheJournal.ie UK committee warned by NI business panel why Brexit is a problem - using cheese as an example

UK committee warned by NI business panel why Brexit is a problem - using cheese as an example

If there’s a no deal, the price of beef will go up 37%, cheese by 43%, and tomatoes by 8%, the committee heard.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue seizes 24,000 litres of beer at Dublin Port Crackdown

Revenue seizes 24,000 litres of beer at Dublin Port

The driver, a man in his 50s from the UK, was questioned about the smuggled alcohol.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus worker who helped smuggle illegal immigrants into the country jailed for four years Smuggling

Aer Lingus worker who helped smuggle illegal immigrants into the country jailed for four years

Peter Kernan had pleaded guilty to four counts of facilitating the entry of an illegal immigrant into the State.

From TheJournal.ie Two women arrested after Revenue seizes 46,000 cigarettes and €44,000 cash Dublin Airport

Two women arrested after Revenue seizes 46,000 cigarettes and €44,000 cash

The cash and cigarettes were seized in three separate incidents in Dublin Airport.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Airport people-smuggling operation described as 'Mickey Mouse' enterprise by accused Frederick Cham

Dublin Airport people-smuggling operation described as 'Mickey Mouse' enterprise by accused

Frederick Cham (63) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to five charges.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Seven puppies rescued after being smuggled from Ireland into Wales Puppy Rescue

Photos: Seven puppies rescued after being smuggled from Ireland into Wales

The puppies were found in the boot of a car.

From TheJournal.ie Irish man from 'Rathkeale Rovers' smuggling gang jailed in Miami for trafficking a rhino horn International Crime

Irish man from 'Rathkeale Rovers' smuggling gang jailed in Miami for trafficking a rhino horn

Michael Hegarty was arrested in Belgium following an international arrest warrant.

From TheJournal.ie Man caught at Sri Lankan airport with a kilogramme of gold hidden in his rectum Colombo

Man caught at Sri Lankan airport with a kilogramme of gold hidden in his rectum

The man is reportedly a courier for an organised smuggling ring.

From TheJournal.ie Californian man accused of smuggling 3 king cobras in crisp cans You've Got Mail

Californian man accused of smuggling 3 king cobras in crisp cans

There were also three albino Chinese soft-shelled turtles in the package, US authorities said.

From TheJournal.ie X-ray scanner used again as Revenue seizes cigarettes worth €3.5 million at Dublin Port Smuggling

X-ray scanner used again as Revenue seizes cigarettes worth €3.5 million at Dublin Port

Revenue has seized almost 15 million cigarettes that had been smuggled into Ireland in the last two weeks.

From The42 Baseball star admits eating fake passport as he was smuggled into the US Hungry For Success

Baseball star admits eating fake passport as he was smuggled into the US

Jose Abreu was the subject of an intense bidding war in the MLB in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Two Aer Lingus staff among three arrested at Dublin Airport over alleged people smuggling Illegal Immigrants

Two Aer Lingus staff among three arrested at Dublin Airport over alleged people smuggling

The arrests are connected to a garda investigation into suspected facilitation of illegal immigrants.

From TheJournal.ie Corkman facing 12 years in Philippines jail says drugs were planted on him in airport Sentenced

Corkman facing 12 years in Philippines jail says drugs were planted on him in airport

Éanna Ó Cochláin and his family say they have received no support from Irish authorities.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí rescue 14 puppies from boot of car at Dublin Port Smuggling

Gardaí rescue 14 puppies from boot of car at Dublin Port

The pups were set to be smuggled out of the country without pet passports or valid travel documents.

From TheJournal.ie Cigarettes and booze seized ahead of busy black market Christmas Dublin Port

Cigarettes and booze seized ahead of busy black market Christmas

The contraband was found on a Romanian bus.

From TheJournal.ie Man 'risked his life' by swallowing cannabis pellets to get money for his sick mum Smuggling

Man 'risked his life' by swallowing cannabis pellets to get money for his sick mum

The Spanish national swallowed 107 pellets. He was jailed for 18 months.

From TheJournal.ie Man (91) charged with smuggling cocaine disguised as soap Australia

Man (91) charged with smuggling cocaine disguised as soap

He alleges he was taken advantage of.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman arrested for attempting to smuggle 10kg of gold bars India

Irishman arrested for attempting to smuggle 10kg of gold bars

Customs said the man landed from Dubai on an Emirates flight.

From TheJournal.ie Setback for Cork family trying to free brother from 12-year sentence in the Philippines Family

Setback for Cork family trying to free brother from 12-year sentence in the Philippines

The family of Eánna Ó Cochláin says the drugs were planted on him.

From TheJournal.ie Drug smuggler involved in €400m cocaine haul off Cork coast appeals conviction Court

Drug smuggler involved in €400m cocaine haul off Cork coast appeals conviction

Christopher Wiggins maintains the boat ‘Dances with Waves’ was not in Irish territorial waters.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí 'hold no intelligence' of Provo involvement in fuel smuggling Border Patrol

Gardaí 'hold no intelligence' of Provo involvement in fuel smuggling

Minister Charlie Flanagan says criminals are being pursued.

Man arrested at Chinese border with 94 iPhones strapped to his body

But his plan was foolproof! Foolproof, we tell you!

From TheJournal.ie Two convicted IRA bombers arrested in Spain for smuggling alcohol and tobacco IRA

Two convicted IRA bombers arrested in Spain for smuggling alcohol and tobacco

Leonard Hardy and his wife Donna Maria Elizabeth Hardy were convicted of a 1989 bombing of a British army barracks in Germany.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue stop 130,000 cigarettes marked "school goods" from hitting the market Not For Children

Revenue stop 130,000 cigarettes marked "school goods" from hitting the market

The cargo has a street value of around €68,300.

From TheJournal.ie Boat carrying loads and loads* of hash sinks to the bottom of the sea Bad Buzz

Boat carrying loads and loads* of hash sinks to the bottom of the sea

To be precise – 13.4 tonnes of soggy, soggy hash.

From TheJournal.ie 600,000 dodgy Marlboro cigarettes found hidden under flip-flops Stung

600,000 dodgy Marlboro cigarettes found hidden under flip-flops

They were hidden in a crate of “safety footwear.”

From TheJournal.ie Kildare man's privacy was not violated when he signed for cocaine addressed to fake diplomat Smuggling

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

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

From TheJournal.ie African elephants could quickly "be driven to extinction locally", warns conservation group Illegal Trade

African elephants could quickly "be driven to extinction locally", warns conservation group

CITES says that the number of elephants killed in the past three years is “far exceeding” the number born.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched after drone full of drugs touched down at Dublin prison Special Delivery

Investigation launched after drone full of drugs touched down at Dublin prison

One of the prisoners is believed to have swallowed some of the packages contained in the helicopter drone.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: An EU coastguard for the Mediterranean could save lives and national budgets Migrants

Opinion: An EU coastguard for the Mediterranean could save lives and national budgets

There is a tragedy unfolding in the Mediterranean – and it’s not just the responsibility of southern European states.

From TheJournal.ie Man sentenced to jail for smuggling dinosaur fossils Tyrannosaurus Wrecked

Man sentenced to jail for smuggling dinosaur fossils

The man was sentenced, despite his work in helping Mongolia open its first dinosaur museum.

From TheJournal.ie Not 'foil containers' but in fact 1.1 million illegal cigarettes Smuggled

Not 'foil containers' but in fact 1.1 million illegal cigarettes

Revenue intercepted the container at Dublin Port yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 'Peru 2' moved to prison in Peruvian desert, family express worry On The Move

'Peru 2' moved to prison in Peruvian desert, family express worry

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid were convicted of attempting to smuggle cocaine from Peru to Spain.

From TheJournal.ie Ollie sniffs out €60k of cocaine at Shannon Airport, two men arrested Ruff Justice

Ollie sniffs out €60k of cocaine at Shannon Airport, two men arrested

The pair had ingested over 100 pellets containing the drug.

From TheJournal.ie Retailers group says Irish coastline is an "open door" for smugglers Black Market

Retailers group says Irish coastline is an "open door" for smugglers

Retailers are calling on the government to step up their fight against smugglers.

From TheJournal.ie Man (29) arrested at Dublin Airport over cigarette smuggling Revenue

Man (29) arrested at Dublin Airport over cigarette smuggling

More than 16,000 cigarettes were seized from the man’s luggage after he arrived on a flight from Dubai earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí and Revenue given search powers to crack down on cigarette smuggling Smoking

Gardaí and Revenue given search powers to crack down on cigarette smuggling

Under a provision of the Finance Bill published today, authorities will be allowed to search “any bag or receptacle” that they reasonably believe contains an illegally smuggled tobacco product.

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