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Dublin: 8 °C Thursday 25 April, 2019

#Smuggling

# smuggling - Thursday 4 April, 2019

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.

# smuggling - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

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.

# smuggling - Thursday 6 September, 2018

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.

# smuggling - Friday 23 March, 2018

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.

# smuggling - Monday 12 February, 2018

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.

# smuggling - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

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.

# smuggling - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

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.

# smuggling - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

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.

# smuggling - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

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.

# smuggling - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

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.

# smuggling - Thursday 13 July, 2017

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.

# smuggling - Thursday 2 March, 2017

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.

# smuggling - Monday 23 January, 2017

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.

# smuggling - Monday 3 October, 2016

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.

# smuggling - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

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.

# smuggling - Monday 30 November, 2015

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.

# smuggling - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

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.

# smuggling - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

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.

# smuggling - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

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.

# smuggling - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

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.

# smuggling - Monday 11 May, 2015

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.

# smuggling - Monday 23 February, 2015

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.

# smuggling - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Man arrested at Chinese border with 94 iPhones strapped to his body No Phone Zone

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

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

# smuggling - Monday 5 January, 2015

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.

# smuggling - Monday 8 December, 2014

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.

# smuggling - Friday 28 November, 2014

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.”

# smuggling - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

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”.

# smuggling - Thursday 10 July, 2014

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.

# smuggling - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

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.

# smuggling - Thursday 5 June, 2014

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.

# smuggling - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

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.

# smuggling - Monday 26 May, 2014

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.

# smuggling - Friday 25 April, 2014

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.

# smuggling - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

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.

# smuggling - Monday 6 January, 2014

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.

# smuggling - Thursday 24 October, 2013

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.

# smuggling - Monday 21 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge This cat just got caught smuggling cannabis into a prison Collared

This cat just got caught smuggling cannabis into a prison

He’s in for it now!

# smuggling - Monday 14 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 'Peru 2' transferred to prison notorious for overcrowding Mccollum Connolly

'Peru 2' transferred to prison notorious for overcrowding

Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid have been transferred from a low security facility, and could now be sharing a cell with as many as 38 other inmates.

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