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the smuggling of guns and ammunition into a country secretly and illegally

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Liberia's Deputy Information Minister, Mr Milton Teahjay, alleged that they had filmed without permission and were planning to broadcast unsubstantiated claims that the Liberian state was involved in gun running and diamond smuggling.
A CALL for a mistrial in a case of three men accused of a gun running racket which was smashed at Coventry Airport has been refused.
After risking their lives in undercover work to take down the Mr Bigs of crime - from drugs to gun running - they are demoralised and humiliated to just go back on the beat, giving out speeding tickets and so on.
The FBI's Cybercrime Crackdown" - With computer hacking and virus threats rapidly increasing (up 20% since 2001), cybercrime has become one of the FBI's top priorities - even above fraud, drugs, and gun running.
NNA - A Lebanese national notoriously known for his human trafficking and gun running precedents, has been arrested by the police and officially charged with driving one of the suicide bombers who blew themselves up in last November's twin suicide bombing of Burj-Brajneh suburb, the Directorate of General Security disclosed in a communiquA' today.
THE four teenagers arrested on suspicion of murdering Ben are linked to a fearsome drug dealing and gun running gang called The Untouchables.
Slavery, gun running, rape and drug trafficking spiral as criminal gangs run amok while troops and cops struggle to feed people from too few resources.
McIntyre's family claim FBI agents told Bulger - one of the bureau's key informants against the Italian mafia - about McIntyre's whistle-blowing of the gun running and other crimes.
He vowed to continue assisting the Lebanese navy to intercept any illegal gun running to the shores of Lebanon and that future cooperation logistical and training must continue because in his words, they constituted the cornerstone of UN Security Council Resolution 1701.
They were responding to calls from the public who had seen a young man with a gun running down the street and into the house.
Mr Varmah accused the TV crew of activities connected with "diamond smuggling, gun running, support of the RUF and human rights abuses".
He said Ackerman ,55, who has admitted gun running, had fooled his client into carrying the arsenal to avoid justice.
ONE summer night I joined two "ex-British servicemen" on a clandestine gun running mission in Iraq.
ON JANUARY 2 under the headline "IRA gun running suspect does a runner and skips bail" we alleged that Jacqueline McIntyre had failed to turn up to a hearing at the Special Criminal Court to answer gun running charges and was being hunted by the Garda, who could not trace her.
Loyalist politician Robb, who once played a leading role in the Northern Ireland peace talks, is serving ten years for a gun running plot.