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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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We call upon all individuals to adhere to trade ethics and not smuggle Bahrain's subsidised meat to any other countries,' added Al Daaysi.
The authorities are of the view that data provided by the private sector in support of their demands is normally the interest of the private sector alone and does not establish any reason for consideration in reduction in import tariff on smuggle prone items.
A police officer testified: "He confessed that a man came to him and asked him to smuggle phones and drugs inside the jail for money and that he had smuggled goods many times in the past.
BESIDES the famous Golden Triangle and Golden Crescent, smugglers are using India's popular tourist destinations like Goa, Manali, New Delhi and Mumbai as their base to smuggle high- end synthetic drugs to faraway countries like Canada, Israel, the UK, Germany and Holland.
Dubai Customs aborts a bid to smuggle huge quantity of drugs Abdul Rahman Al Saleh, Senior Executive Director of Corporate Affairs at Dubai Customs revealed the foiling of a major attempt to smuggle drugs into Dubai through the Cargo Village at Dubai International Airport.
For example, it cites the Paraguay-Parana river system, which has become a popular route to smuggle cocaine shipments from Bolivia into Paraguay, southeastern Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina.
Dubai Court of First Instance was earlier told that the 53-year-old was contacted by a Pakistani friend of the Emirati -- who was already serving a four year term for drug possession -- and offered money to smuggle forbidden materials.
Michael Farmer, an American, was released from the Omani Central Prison in Samayil in 2011 after being jailed for attempting to smuggle an expensive meteorite, the Dhofar 1180 Lunar, out of the country.
Colonel Hamad Nasser Al Beloushi, Acting Director of Patrols and Traffic at Abu Dhabi Police, said that they are also monitoring garages that fit vehicles with secret tanks that are used to smuggle fuel.
The higher costs in the Capital are driving people to smuggle booze illegally from the neighbouring state, especially for bulk consumption on weddings, parties and other social events.
Many Iranian importers find it is simply easier to smuggle goods into the country than to do it the legal way because the state bureaucracy is so heavy-handed and slow.
Members of a Russian-Armenian organized crime ring, including six suspects from the San Fernando Valley, have been charged with plotting to smuggle $2.