Since the start of November, the GDN has reported on eight different court cases involving 11 Pakistanis accused of smuggling
or possessing narcotics.
The LCCI President demanded of the government to review Afghan Transit Trade agreement as it has become the main source of smuggling
Moreover, it provides any person, natural or juridical, found guilty of engaging in agricultural smuggling
or technical smuggling
therefor, of a minimum aggregate amount of P1 million worth of agricultural products subject to economic sabotage as defined herein, except rice, or has been found guilty of engaging in agricultural smuggling
of rice, or technical smuggling
thereof, with a minimum aggregate amount of P10 million as valued by the Bureau of Customs (BOC), utilizing methods of value verification by the BOC, shall be guilty of economic sabotage.
Tobacco: The customs centres in Abu Dhabi recorded 570 tobacco smuggling
attempts, which included eight cases of cigarette smuggling
and 562 for tobacco.
Khalil said that since 2014 the Finance Ministry has adopted a strategy aimed at cracking down on the smuggling
of products to Lebanon.
occurs when enterprising merchants attempt to supply demand for a good or service that is illegal or heavily taxed.
of diesel from Syria increased with the start of the civil war in the country.
The new legislation will consider smuggling
to be trafficking, and therefore a crime of moral turpitude," said Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb in a Sunday press statement.
Hipolito Acosta oversaw high-profile investigations and successful undercover missions involving human smuggling
operations in Central America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East during his 30 years in immigration enforcement.
The total number of customs cases stood at (211), including (50) tobacco smuggling
cases and (30) petroleum derivatives smuggling
cases, (68) fish smuggling
cases, (25) vehicles smuggling
, (12) beehives smuggling
cases, (2) cases of smuggling
liquor and one case of smuggling
of animal feeds.
Fadi Faisal Moussa, a Lebanese national, has confessed to his participation, along with a group, in smuggling
weapons from Wadi Khaled area in Lebanon to Tal Kalakh in Syria in coordination with another Lebanese man in Wadi Khalid.
He claimed selected officers of the Interior Ministry fabricated the case on fuel smuggling