contraband


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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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The IPD would be a repository of actions taken to curtail contraband cigarette flows into the United States.
In a correctional facility, checks for contraband typically occur at a perimeter gate house, the lobby or other entrances in an institution.
The USTR's June 18 decision was all the more surprising given that, shortly afterwards, Panama, through its Camara de Comercio, Industrias y Agricultura, reported that 75% of the cigarettes sold in the Central American country arrive as contraband and are produced by the Paraguayan company Tabacalera del Este (TABESA).
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.
Contraband Detection Kits (Contraband Detection Kit of assorted instruments and tools for the detection of contraband materials in confined spaces).
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.
The counsel of Petitioner, Fareed Khan, stated that he reached Sri Lanka on May 17, 2007 and was arrested the same day for possessing contraband narcotics.
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.
Anti-drug squad confiscated the contraband from Chalnakhel Seti Devi Village Development Committee-9 of Kathmandu.
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 lines and distinctions between contraband and runaways sharpen and then blur again.
Corruption combined with incompetence, and lazy port and government workers, keep contraband flowing through Haiti's two main gateways, Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haitien, according to a recent Maritime Security Report on the country released by the U.
AS A MEMBER of Contraband, Sara Shelton Mann's small but deeply influential San Francisco troupe of the 1980s and early '90s, Jules Beckman played anything from plastic buckets to toy piano, danced swooping patterns with limbs arcing wide, and charged like a rhinoceros into low-rent theater walls.