The 20-year-old Asian driver, who is married and works for a transportation company used his job to smuggle
drugs in and out of the UAE, police said.
For example, a smuggler might purchase a large quantity of cigarettes in a place with low taxes and smuggle
them into a place with higher taxes, where they can be sold at a far higher margin than would otherwise be possible.
It carries out investigation and risk assessment leading to clamping down on these smugglers and thwarting their plans to smuggle
prohibited goods and contraband into the Sultanate", says the official.
Another AltynE[micro]zE- resident, who requested anonymity, said the demand for smuggled diesel fuel is so high that they work in shifts to smuggle
it from Syria.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Naval forces of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) intercepted a Somali tanker ship that was trying to smuggle
a large amount of diesel fuel from Iran to a Persian Gulf Arab state.
On Sunday, Nepali police posted at the customs point arrested a Tibetan woman and seized two gold bars weighing a kilogram each which she was trying to smuggle
in by hiding them in her shoes.
Muscat, Apr3 (ONA) Directorate General of Customs (DGC) managed in January and February to foil many attempts to smuggle
through border outlets, among them, attempts to smuggle
oil derevatives (Gasoil).
We were caught afterwards and put under arrest at the Central Prison until 2005 when we were sent to LebanonC*Next day I returned illegally to Syria and resumed my work in smuggling as a resident in TalkalakhC*We used to smuggle
heating fuel, tobacco, cement and hardware until March 2011 when smuggling was hit by events.
First two are the major routes to smuggle
traded goods, while the remaining routes are mainly used for both way smuggling of commodities.
Rogue traders are using their 'connections' to smuggle
subsidised meat from Bahrain into neighbouring countries, it has emerged.
Private sector strongly feels that reduction in import tariff on smuggle
prone items is the only solution to discourage the smuggling under the garb of ATTA and they are also of the view that increased legal imports would compensate the fall in reduction in the rate of import tariff.
Michael Briggs tried to smuggle
the drugs through Dover after they were loaded on to the lorry abroad, the court heard.
But unbeknownst to them, the Mexican with Lebanese roots also was fielding calls on his cell phone from illegal Lebanese immigrants whom he secretly was helping to smuggle
over the U.