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Drug Smugglers

Colombian Officials Arrest 10 Cocaine Smugglers At Airport

AP | Posted 04.23.2014 | Latino Voices

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's anti-narcotics police force says it arrested five foreigners and five Colombians trying to smuggle cocaine throug...

Border Agents Who Forced Smugglers To Eat Pot Face The Consequences

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

By Brad Poole PHOENIX, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Two U.S. Border Patrol agents who forced four suspected drug smugglers to chew marijuana and...

Khat Smugglers Learn Their Fate

AP | Posted 08.12.2012 | DC

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Five men and women convicted of smuggling millions of dollars' worth of the illegal African drug khat (COT) into the U.S. all recei...

U.S. Invokes Kingpin Act, Belize Residents Accused Of Smuggling Colombian Drugs For Mexican Cartel

AP | Posted 08.07.2012 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- The U.S. government is accusing three residents of Belize of helping Mexico's powerful Sinaloa cartel smuggle drugs north from Colombia...

Drug Smugglers Placing Job Ads In Mexican Newspapers

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 06.11.2012 | Crime

SAN DIEGO — The war on drugs is going to the classified sections of Mexican newspapers. Smugglers have long advertised work as security guards,...

'Coke Head' Smuggles Drugs In Locks

Posted 12.13.2011 | Black Voices

In a bold move that promised to earn her the equivalent of $1,925, 23-year-old Nobanda Nolubabalo allegedly matted 1.5kg of cocaine into her dreadloc...

Thai Authorities Find Smuggled Meth Disguised As Art

AP | Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts

BANGKOK -- Thai authorities have arrested an Iranian man who allegedly tried to smuggle more than 50 million baht ($1.6 million) worth of crystal meth...

The 10 Most Innovative Smuggling Schemes Foiled by the Feds (PHOTOS)

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Keith Thomson

2010-10-20-drugs.jpgI recently interviewed FBI agents who caught a couple smuggling funds to Hezbollah. The couple's method astonished me. As smuggling goes, however, it was pedestrian, compared to the following.

Nigerian Smuggler Swallowed 123 Condoms Filled With Cocaine

Herald Sun | Ben Packham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A NIGERIAN drugs smuggler has been arrested in Switzerland with 123 condoms stuffed with cocaine weighing 1.7 kilograms in his stomach, border guards ...

Don Mario: Colombia's Most Wanted Drug Lord Captured

AP | CESAR GARCIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BOGOTA — Colombia's most wanted drug lord was cowering like a dog under a palm tree when he was captured Wednesday in a jungle raid involving hu...

Traffickers Smuggle Drugs Underwater With Semi-Submersibles

Global Post | John Otis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Only a few years ago tales of traffickers plying the underseas world aboard cocaine-laden submarines struck anti-drug agents as a Jules Verne fantasy....

Savvy Young Heirs Give Mexico Drug Cartels New Face

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Shunning the gem-studded pistols and gold chains flaunted by their fathers, a savvy new generation of drug smugglers is moving...

Mexico's Drug Wars Reach Cancun

Los Angeles Times | Ken Ellingwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Reporting from Cancun, Mexico -- The suspect cruised around in an SUV that had been reported stolen. He toted corrido music glorifying drug smugglers ...