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Spanish Authorities Bust-Up Major Heroin Smuggling Ring

Spanish Authorities Bust-Up Major Heroin Smuggling Ring

Drug traffickers arrested in Spain with 64 kilos (141 pounds) of high-purity heroin from Afganistan planned to distribute the drug throughout Europe, police officials said Monday. continue reading »

Two Arrested in Mexico for Trafficking 22,000 Turtle Eggs

Two Arrested in Mexico for Trafficking 22,000 Turtle Eggs

Two people were arrested in Mexico as they attempted to traffic the more than 22,000 turtle eggs they were carrying on a public bus. The arrest was made on a highway in the sout continue reading »

Arizona Border: Deaths of Undocumented Mar 2012

Arizona Border: Deaths of Undocumented Mar 2012

The violence in neighboring Mexico and the deaths of undocumented immigrants at the hands of U.S. Border Patrol agents once more marred the situation along the Arizona border in 2012. continue reading »

Extreme Traffikcing:  Spanish Authorities Seize over 11 Tons of Hashish

Extreme Traffikcing:  Spanish Authorities Seize over 11 Tons of Hashish

Spanish police arrested 35 people and seized more than 11 tons of hashish, marking one of the biggest blows to traffickers of this drug in the Iberian Peninsula, officials said Wednesday. continue reading »

Border Agents in Laredo Rescue 10 Undocumented From Human Smugglers

Border Agents in Laredo Rescue 10 Undocumented From Human Smugglers

Zapata Border Patrol Agents Halt Human Smuggling Attempt - On Dec. 18, U. S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Zapata Station rescued 10 undocumented immigrants continue reading »

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  $1.4 Million of Brown Heroin Found in Clothing Hamper

EXTREME TRAFFICKING:  $1.4 Million of Brown Heroin Found in Clothing Hamper

Officers with Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations at the Pharr International Bridge seized $1,433,000 worth of brown heroin and arrested a man from Edinburg, Texas on this weekend. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Sons of Border Police Authorities Arrested, Suspected of Stealing Drugs from Narcos

LATINO BLOTTER: Sons of Border Police Authorities Arrested, Suspected of Stealing Drugs from Narcos

A federal corruption probe prompted by stolen drugs from criminal suspects has ended in arrests of border police officers. The sons of two border police authorities were arrested; both men worked in local drug task forces. continue reading »

California – Mexico Border Patrol Seize $4 Million in Drugs and Cash this Past Weekend

California – Mexico Border Patrol Seize $4 Million in Drugs and Cash this Past Weekend

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers along the California/Mexico border over the weekend seized more than $4 million in narcotics and unreported currency. continue reading »

HSBC “We Accept Responsibility” for Washing Nearly $1Billion in Narco Money

HSBC “We Accept Responsibility” for Washing Nearly $1Billion in Narco Money

DEA, FBI and other federal officials announced today that HSBC Holdings plc – a United Kingdom corporation headquartered in London – and HSBC Bank USA have agreed to forfeit $1.256 billion and enter into a deferred prosecution agreement with the Justice Department. continue reading »

440-Foot Long ‘Narco’ Tunnel Found in Mexico Near Border

440-Foot Long ‘Narco’ Tunnel Found in Mexico Near Border

Mexican army soldiers found a suspected "narcotunnel" under construction in a northwestern border city, military officials said. continue reading »