Dec 26, 2014

Refugees drown in river in attempted Sudanese smuggling

At least eight asylum-seekers have drowned trying to cross a river in Sudan during an attempt to smuggle them out of a refugee camp, the U.N. refugee agency said Thursday. The accident happened as a group of from the Shegarab-1 camp in the eastern ...

Sep 28, 2014

Smugglers of hundreds of new iPhone 6 handsets busted in Shanghai

China in recent days has busted a slew of smugglers bringing Apple iPhone 6 models into the country ahead of their official release there, with officials Sunday reporting the latest seizure of 453 smartphones in Shanghai. Hundreds more were seized during three separate busts ...

Mar 26, 2014

Vietnamese cabin attendant arrested on suspicion of smuggling

A 25-year-old female cabin attendant for Vietnam Airlines has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to smuggle stolen goods into Vietnam, Tokyo police said Wednesday. They also searched the airline’s Tokyo office. The police suspect some 20 other Vietnam Airlines employees were also involved ...

Oct 3, 2013

Aussies charge Japanese pair with lizard smuggling

The reptiles can fetch high prices if sold on the black market in Asia. The Customs and Border Protection Service said the men, aged 38 and 33, were recently selected for a baggage inspection when they checked in at Perth International Airport. An X-ray ...