Smuggling


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Smuggling

The secretive transportation of goods in violation of law or regulation. For example, one may smuggle 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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NCA officers arrested a 41-year-old man in Norton Road, Stockton, on suspicion of people smuggling offences.
Earlier, the chief justice observed that human smuggling gangs are operating from Gujrat, Lala Musa, Sira-e-Alamgir and Mandi Bahauddin areas of Punjab, adding that this menace has to be curtailed.
FAIFA said seizure of smuggled cigarettes has doubled in the last two years indicating the increase in smuggling.
To a question, Maqbool said that the elements against whom strict action had been taken in the recent months might be involved in the smuggling bid.
The causes of smuggling are actually the incentives which motivate people to engage in smuggling.
These activities relating to gold smuggling are continuing unabated.
We have managed to crackdown on tobacco smuggling and thus boosted the revenues of the state," Nassif Seklawi said.
The volume of Marlboros smuggled into the country would fill three truckloads per week, the Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA) said in May, indicating the immense scale of the smuggling operation.
The suspect admitted smuggling the drugs during questioning and said he sometimes sold heroin himself.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) found Easyjet worker Dennis Connolly, 44, of Southport, had organised over 130 smuggling trips for himself and five others, using discounted staff tickets to travel.
Abu Dhabi - The Abu Dhabi Customs foiled nearly 3,000 smuggling attempts in the first quarter of the current year.