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Marine found guilty of smuggling guns to Haiti in purported plot to become president


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Former guard sentenced for smuggling contraband into prison


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What crackdown? Migrant smuggling business adapts, thrives

What crackdown? Migrant smuggling business adapts, thrivesThe heavy-set man swept through a curtain into the reserved area of a nightclub as his bodyguard stood nearby. In the darkness, he agreed to talk about his business: handling the income from smuggling migrants across a 375-mile stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border. The hardening of U.S. and Mexican immigration policies has “complicated” the business because there are more security forces on both sides of the border, but Manuel isn’t worried.



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U.S. Marine charged with smuggling guns into Haiti

U.S. Marine charged with smuggling guns into HaitiA U.S. Marine caught smuggling guns into Haiti told investigators he wanted to help the country’s military learn marksmanship and defeat “thugs” causing instability there, according to a criminal complaint.



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9 Ingenious Smuggling Machines That Beat the Berlin Wall

9 Ingenious Smuggling Machines That Beat the Berlin Wall



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Made in America. Dead in Mexico. The massacre of a family this week highlights 'grave problem' of gun smuggling

Made in America. Dead in Mexico. The massacre of a family this week highlights 'grave problem' of gun smugglingMexican authorities fear U.S.-made guns and ammunition are giving 'firepower' to criminal groups in a country where homicides are again on the rise.



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China sentences 9 to jail for smuggling fentanyl to U.S.

China sentences 9 to jail for smuggling fentanyl to U.S.A Chinese court on Thursday jailed nine people, one with a suspended death sentence, for smuggling fentanyl into the United States, saying this was the first such case the two countries had worked together on. China has faced U.S. criticism for not doing enough to prevent the flow of fentanyl into the United States, and the issue has become another irritant in ties, already strained by a bruising trade war the two are now working to end. Fentanyl is a highly addictive synthetic opioid, 50 times more potent than heroin.



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Russian smuggling linked to 39 bodies found in truck in Britain

Russian smuggling linked to 39 bodies found in truck in BritainTwo weeks after the shocking discovery of 39 bodies in a container truck in Britain, police in Vietnam announced another arrest in the case.



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China urges joint fight on smuggling after deaths in Britain

China urges joint fight on smuggling after deaths in BritainChina called Friday for joint efforts to counter human smuggling after the discovery in Britain of 39 dead people believed to be Chinese who stowed away in a shipping container. Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters at a daily briefing that China could not yet confirm the victims’ nationalities or identities but was working in cooperation with local authorities. “The British police are still in the intensive process of verification and are still unable to confirm at the moment,” Hua said.



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Israel, Russia, and the US are in a diplomatic standoff over a 26-year-old woman smuggling 9 and a half grams of marijuana

Israel, Russia, and the US are in a diplomatic standoff over a 26-year-old woman smuggling 9 and a half grams of marijuanaNaama Issachar, 26, was sentenced to 7.5 years of prison in Moscow, and negotiating her release is part of a bigger diplomatic dispute.



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