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Synonyms for contraband

Synonyms for contraband

goods whose importation or exportation or possession is prohibited by law

distributed or sold illicitly

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French authorities detained flight attendant Tanveer Gulzar after he was allegedly found in possession of contraband on the flagship carrier's flight PK-749 in Paris.
The contraband seized included tobacco, two cell phones and drugs.
According to a statement released by the ANF, 284 tonnes of various types of contraband was set alight by Commander Southern Command (CSC) Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa.
The contraband Charas and passenger bus were taken into possession/custody along with the driver.
The narcotic sealed in bags was concealed in the cavities of the vehicle and the value of the contraband in the international market is reportedly more than Rs 22.
He abandoned the contraband goods at the customs department.
BuCor Chief Benjamin Delos Santos on Monday said the Philippine National Police - Special Action Force (PNP - SAF) will conduct a continuous operation to prevent inmates from smuggling contraband inside prison.
We've graduated from the football full of cell phones and marijuana being tossed over the fence; now, contraband comes in via air.
In its simplest form, contraband items are illicit goods referring to items that are imported or exported illegally, most commonly drugs, weapons, counterfeited items like cigarettes, software, music and videos.
Since 2009, the state has allocated $10 million every two years for "security enhancements for contraband interdiction," said Robert Hurst, a Criminal Justice Department spokesman.
An Insight Crime report said, "There are plenty of indications that Belize plays a particularly significant role in the regional contraband cigarette trade.
The reality is that these sanctions have little impact on the availability of contraband.
With just a call from a contraband ringleader, a 15-year-old schoolboy in the ninth grade would jump up in the middle of class and run out, followed by a throng of his male classmates.
Borisov, who along with the Head of the Customs Agency, Vanyo Tanov, is on a Tuesday visit to the Varna West Port in the Black Sea capital, made the statement in connection with the news that 9 million contraband cigarettes have been busted on the same day, at the same port.
The technology is expected to provide the GEO Group with a solution for managing contraband mobile phones, which have reportedly become more valuable within correctional facilities than drugs or other contraband.