Smuggling

Border Patrol (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Researchers Developing Portable Device That Detects U.S. Currency Vapors To Be Used By Border Patrol

An estimated $30 billion in U.S. currency is illegally smuggled into Mexico each year from the United States, but research is being done to help U.S. border-patrol agents sniff out the so-called dirty money.

08/12/2014

(CBS)

Mexico Teen Found With Meth-Filled Tequila Bottles At San Jose Mineta Airport

Federal agents at Mineta San Jose International Airport arrested a teenage boy from Mexico on New Year’s Eve after he allegedly brought a half-million dollars’ worth of methamphetamine in his luggage, authorities said Wednesday.

01/08/2014

marijuana, pot, cannabis, medical

Man Accused Of Smuggling 45 Pounds Of Pot From Bay Area To Georgia

Authorities in coastal Georgia say an Atlanta man accused of smuggling about 45 pounds of marijuana from the Bay Area has been arrested.

12/12/2013

Boxes of ammunition inside a vehicle's air filter housing. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Feds Bust Ammunition Smuggling Attempt At Port Of Oakland

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents recently seized roughly 2,300 rounds of ammunition and the cars used to try to smuggle them out of the country from the Port of Oakland, an agency spokesman said Thursday.

02/07/2013

marijuana, pot, cannabis, medical

11 Arrested, 3,000 Pounds Of Marijuana Seized From Smuggler Boat Off California Coast

Eleven people aboard a marijuana-laden panga smuggler boat have been arrested on a remote Santa Barbara County beach.

12/13/2012

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