Smuggler


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Smuggler

A person who secretly transports goods in violation of law or regulation. For example, a smuggler may transport drugs or other illegal goods. Alternately, one may smuggle legal goods by taking them to a prohibited area (such as a prison) or by not following applicable rules (such as not paying a tariff).
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The escape to Europe gave me hope of a normal life -- at the least -- and that would not have been possible without the smugglers.
Forces said suspected movement was noted at line of control and some gunshots were fired by the smugglers crossing over to which the BSF retaliated and gunned down one of the intruders.
Abdul-Ghaffar Al-Hajri, the Chief of Security in Al-Lohia area said that the smuggler had promised to smuggle the family to Eritrea at a cost of $4,000.
But smugglers have gone into overdrive since late September, when growing pressure from Western sanctions caused the Iranian rial to sink, making diesel even cheaper for Pakistani buyers.
The patrol came under firing from a group of smugglers who did so after
The convictions of Ramos and Compean have been questioned by many who insist that jurors were not informed of Aldrete-Davila's continued drug trafficking and were not told that the Border Patrol agent who testified against the two men was a life-long friend of the smuggler.
Outwardly, he was a pillar of the local community, but underneath, he was a smuggler and even the local gentry knew that.
The smuggler had been riveted on the dark outlines of the cliff as he looked up and ahead along the path.
The all-new Street Fighter 2 packs a real punch on the GameBoy Advance, but my game of the week has to be Smugglers Run 2 - fun if you like hurtling through minefields in four-wheel drives.
Chancellor Brown's plan is intended in part to ensure that the British government receives revenue from the current tobacco tax instead of losing it to smugglers.
After an incident, the BSF and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) officials conducted a flag meet, during which BGB identified the deceased smuggler from Bangladesh.
Sometimes we get arrested," said another smuggler who lost a friend last year when Iranian patrols opened fire on him as he approached Iran's shores.