drug smuggling

Monday, September 21, 2020
Mexico Seizes Ship Linked to Fuel Theft
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Mexico Seizes Ship Linked to Fuel Theft

MEXICO CITY, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Mexican authorities said on Sunday they had confiscated a vessel in the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz and a warehouse in

September 21, 2020
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Monday, August 31, 2020
U.S. Coast Guard Offloads $228 Million in Cocaine and Marijuana Seized at Sea
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U.S. Coast Guard Offloads $228 Million in Cocaine and Marijuana Seized at Sea

The U.S. Coast Guard has offloaded seized cocaine and marijuana worth more than $228 million street value in Port Everglades, Florida. The drugs were

August 31, 2020
Total Views: 84

Thursday, April 30, 2020
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Latin America Drug Lords Flood Europe with Cocaine Despite Coronavirus Trade Disruptions

By Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS, April 30 (Reuters) – Latin American drug lords have sent bumper shipments of cocaine to Europe in recent weeks,

April 30, 2020
Total Views: 144

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
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Record Cocaine Haul from Ship Off Ivory Coast

ABIDJAN, Feb 5 (Reuters) – Ivory Coast’s navy has seized a record amount of cocaine plastic-wrapped in small bundles bearing the tattered

February 5, 2020
Total Views: 67

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
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Authorities Seized a Record 1.3 Metric Tons of Heroin in Container at Port of Felixstowe

Authorities in the U.K. have seized a record 1.3 tonnes of heroin from a container loaded on a Maersk-operated ship after it docked in Felixstowe. The U.K.

September 4, 2019
Total Views: 71

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
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Authorities Make Record Heroin Bust in the UK

Authorities in the UK have seized hundreds of kilos of heroin stashed inside a shipping container at the Port of Felixstowe in what is being called the largest

August 7, 2019
Total Views: 44

Monday, August 5, 2019
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Record Drug Bust at Port of Hamburg

BERLIN (Reuters) – German authorities on Friday said they had seized 4.5 tonnes of cocaine worth 1 billion euros ($1.11 billion) in the northern port

August 5, 2019
Total Views: 65

Thursday, July 11, 2019
Watch: U.S. Coast Guard Crew Chases Down Narco Sub in the Pacific

Watch: U.S. Coast Guard Crew Chases Down Narco Sub in the Pacific

Check out this amazing video showing crew members from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) board a self-propelled semi-submersible suspected of

July 11, 2019
Total Views: 126

Thursday, June 6, 2019
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Cocaine Entering Europe in Shipping Containers Presents ‘Major Challenge’ as Seizures Hit Record

By Axel Bugge LISBON, June 6 (Reuters) – The amount of cocaine seized by authorities in Europe doubled in 2017 to reach a record 140 tonnes in a strong

June 6, 2019
Total Views: 44

Friday, April 19, 2019
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Montenegro Seizes Drugs on Navy Training Ship

PODGORICA, April 19 (Reuters) – Montenegrin military police have seized around 50 kilograms of drugs on board a naval training ship, hours before it was

April 19, 2019
Total Views: 80

Friday, March 22, 2019
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U.S. Coast Guard Offloads Seized Cocaine Worth $360 Million Wholesale

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tampa offloaded approximately 27,000 pounds of cocaine Miami, Florida on Friday worth an estimated $360 million wholesale,

March 22, 2019
Total Views: 34

Sunday, March 17, 2019
U.S. Coast Guard seizes drugs

Hashish On the Ocean Floor

Disclaimer: The below sea story is a retelling of an operation from back in the 1980’s.   CW4 Michael W. Carr – “Ok, everyone gather around,

March 17, 2019
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Monday, March 11, 2019
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Cocaine Worth $77 Million Found in Shipping Container Arriving at Port of New York/New Jersey

A joint operation involving the U. S. Customs and Border Protection seized approximately 3,200 pounds of cocaine in what officials said is the largest illicit

March 11, 2019
Total Views: 157

Friday, February 15, 2019
Police Hit Drug Smuggling Gang on High Seas
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Police Hit Drug Smuggling Gang on High Seas

By Catarina Demony LISBON, Feb 15 (Reuters) – Authorities seized more than three tonnes of cocaine and arrested 11 people off Portugal’s Atlantic

February 15, 2019
Total Views: 25

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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U.S. Coast Guard Offloads More Than 34,000 Pounds of Cocaine Seized During Eastern Pacific Patrols

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Forward (WMEC-911) offloaded approximately 34,780 pounds of cocaine Tuesday in Port Everglades seized during patrols in

February 5, 2019
Total Views: 28

Friday, February 1, 2019
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Cape Verde Seizes Record Cocaine Haul from Russian Ship

PRAIA, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Police in Cape Verde seized nearly ten tonnes of cocaine and arrested 11 people on a Russian vessel docked in the capital, the

February 1, 2019
Total Views: 192

Friday, December 14, 2018
noka ship drug bust
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Greece Seizes $113 Million Worth of Drugs from Libya-Bound Ship

ATHENS, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Greece has seized drugs worth more than 100 million euros ($113 million) after intercepting a Syrian ship sailing for Libya,

December 14, 2018
Total Views: 174

Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Greek Shipowner Olympiakos Piraeus

Greek Shipowner Denies Drug Trafficking Charges

by Constantinos Georgizas (Reuters) – Greek shipping tycoon Vangelis Marinakis, the owner of Olympiakos Piraeus and Nottingham Forest soccer

August 28, 2018
Total Views: 44

Thursday, August 9, 2018
Italy Uncovers Massive Load of Hash in Ship’s Fuel Tanks

Italy Uncovers Massive Load of Hash in Ship’s Fuel Tanks

ROME, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Italian police said on Thursday they found 20 tonnes of hash worth as much as 200 million euros ($232 million) in the fuel tanks

August 9, 2018
Total Views: 54

Monday, August 6, 2018
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Colombian Authorities Seize Over a Ton of Cocaine Found on Ship Bound for Europe

Colombian authorities have seized more than one ton of cocaine that was discovered inside a container on a ship bound for Europe, the Colombian Navy reported

August 6, 2018
Total Views: 48


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