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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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People who use smuggled goods satisfy their need to purchase desired goods.
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 animals are smuggled to Southeast Asia for food and drug purposes.
Worth of legal imported soap container is 4,753,812 rupees while worth of illegal smuggled container is 4,093,390 rupees, if one 40 feet container has smuggled it bestow 660,422 rupees loss to government treason.
It was also stated that the young girls were first given employment in different offices of local NGOs and then smuggled to Dubai through fake advertising process of giving jobs to different multinationals organizations.
I smuggled them in my intestinesaACA* but I did not know the nature of the substance.
As the smuggler faces significant risk of civil and criminal penalties if caught with contraband, smugglers are able to impose a significant price premium on smuggled goods.
Another AltynE[micro]zE- resident, who requested anonymity, said the demand for smuggled diesel fuel is so high that they work in shifts to smuggle it from Syria.
The tanker had reportedly picked up the diesel fuel from small vessels selling smuggled fuel in the Persian Gulf waters.
Israeli document on smuggling Iraqi antiquities BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Iraqi touristic authorities disclosed that "some of Iraqi antiquities were smuggled to Israel", according to Al-Sharq al-Awsat daily.
The tank was equipped with a pumping motor to full and empty the tank with the smuggled diesel.
In confessions broadcast by the Syrian TV on Thursday, Mousa said the smuggled weapons included machine guns, RPG launchers and ammunition in addition to drugs.