United States Customs Service

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United States Customs Service

An agency of the Treasury Department charged with enforcing laws relative to imports.

United States Customs Service

A former agency of the U.S. Government responsible for keeping illegal substances out of the United States as well as collecting tariffs and other import duties. The Customs Service was responsible for, among other things, enforcing the trade embargo on Cuba and trade agreements between the U.S. and other countries. In 2003, the Customs Service combined with Immigration and Naturalization Services to form Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
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Brian O'Conner, aided by a childhood friend who seeks a chance at redemption, helps a US Customs Service agent in taking down a notorious Miami-based drug lord.
Kelly also served as commissioner of the US Customs Service and as undersecretary for enforcement at the US Treasury Department, where he supervised the department's enforcement bureaus including the US Customs Service, the US Secret Service, The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.
The case involves the bonds the US Customs Service requires importers to post to guarantee payment of duties.
Then rogue FBI agent John Connolly tipped off Bulger that McIntyre was planning to inform on him to the US Customs Service about his role in the IRA arms shipment.
In 1996, the US Customs Service began an investigation into Purolite's sales to Cuba.
Morgan, a retired US Customs Service Special Agent, spent much of his career on the US-Mexican border engaged in drug interdiction efforts.
A worldwide investigation, spearheaded by the US Customs service and involving Interpol, spawned the raids in Australia, said Federal Police Commissioner Mick Keelty.
The 51-year-old woman pleaded guilty in June 2003 to one count of failing to inform US Customs Service at Los Angeles International Airport that she and her husband were transporting more than USD10,000 into the country.
Growth was primarily from higher volumes of work for customers such as the Department of Justice, Department of Veterans Affairs, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the US Customs Service, and the national intelligence community, said CACI.
Internet infrastructure management company Concord Communications Inc has had its eHealth Suite selected by the US Customs Service Office of Information and Technology.
During his meetings with Mr Bolkestein and Mr Vitorino, Mr Ridge outlined the new regulations announced by the US Customs Service on October 31 requiring sea carriers to provide advance information on cargo they load in foreign ports.
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