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# drug-trafficking - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

President of Honduras helped smuggle tonnes of cocaine into United States, prosecutor alleges
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

President of Honduras helped smuggle tonnes of cocaine into United States, prosecutor alleges

Mar 9th 2021, 9:59 PM 15,153 Views 5 Comments

A witness claims the president said “they’d transport so much cocaine into the US they’d shove the drugs up the noses of the gringos.”

# drug-trafficking - Monday 7 December, 2020

Dublin man sent for trial accused of conspiring to launder €500k in crime proceeds from drug trafficking
# Cocaine Trafficking
# Cocaine Trafficking

Dublin man sent for trial accused of conspiring to launder €500k in crime proceeds from drug trafficking

Dec 7th 2020, 3:32 PM 21,813 Views 0 Comments

The investigation involved gardaí, as well as police forces and custom services in Australia and New Zealand.

# drug-trafficking - Friday 25 September, 2020

Irish haulage boss faces jail after admitting drug trafficking and money laundering
# Liverpool Crown Court
# Liverpool Crown Court

Irish haulage boss faces jail after admitting drug trafficking and money laundering

Sep 25th 2020, 6:25 PM 41,692 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Maher pleaded guilty to a string of offences at Liverpool Crown Court.

# drug-trafficking - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

UK police seize €43 million worth of heroin in record haul
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

UK police seize €43 million worth of heroin in record haul

Aug 6th 2019, 9:26 PM 30,078 Views 23 Comments

The 398kg of heroin was bound for Antwerp in Belgium.

# drug-trafficking - Friday 7 December, 2018

Four people arrested after €2.8 million of suspected cocaine seized in Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Four people arrested after €2.8 million of suspected cocaine seized in Dublin

Updated Dec 7th 2018, 8:33 AM 20,913 Views 23 Comments

Separately, a large quantity of cannabis herb with an approximate street value of €800,000 was seized.

# drug-trafficking - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Italy and Zebre prop arrested for alleged drug trafficking - reports
# Off-field Trouble
From The42
# Off-field Trouble

Italy and Zebre prop arrested for alleged drug trafficking - reports

Sep 30th 2018, 2:16 PM 14,136 Views 7 Comments

Sami Panico is in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons.

# drug-trafficking - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Six arrested as gardaí seize €250k in cash in international money laundering operation
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

Six arrested as gardaí seize €250k in cash in international money laundering operation

Apr 17th 2018, 2:05 PM 26,053 Views 24 Comments

The gang is suspected of trafficking drugs to Australia and then laundering the proceeds back to Ireland.

# drug-trafficking - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Polish man fighting extradition from Ireland citing the alleged corruption of his own country's legal system
# Test Case
# Test Case

Polish man fighting extradition from Ireland citing the alleged corruption of his own country's legal system

Feb 3rd 2018, 7:30 AM 21,353 Views 0 Comments

Artur Celmer is the subject of three separate extradition warrants from his native country (where he claims he could not get a fair trial) for alleged drug trafficking.

# drug-trafficking - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Ireland is a major buyer of hallucinogens from Europe's darknet
# Alphabay
# Alphabay

Ireland is a major buyer of hallucinogens from Europe's darknet

Dec 2nd 2017, 7:00 AM 12,312 Views 25 Comments

A European report has assessed the popularity of darknet sites and the response of enforcement agencies to shut them down.

# drug-trafficking - Monday 28 August, 2017

Informants and paranoia: The implosion of the Kinahan gang's Dublin lieutenants
# Endgame
# Endgame

Informants and paranoia: The implosion of the Kinahan gang's Dublin lieutenants

Aug 28th 2017, 6:05 AM 67,711 Views 0 Comments

A number of men have contracts on their heads.

# drug-trafficking - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Pele's son turns himself in for 12-year prison sentence
# Brazil
# Brazil

Pele's son turns himself in for 12-year prison sentence

Feb 25th 2017, 8:27 AM 33,031 Views 8 Comments

The 46-year-old former goalkeeper denies the allegations.

# drug-trafficking - Monday 28 November, 2016

Gardaí seize cannabis and cocaine worth €130,000 in Co Westmeath
# Drugs Seizure
# Drugs Seizure

Gardaí seize cannabis and cocaine worth €130,000 in Co Westmeath

Nov 28th 2016, 10:52 AM 12,671 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí discovered cannabis resin with an approximate street value of €60,000 and cocaine with an approximate street value of €70,000.

# drug-trafficking - Friday 27 November, 2015

Gang used fake ambulances to smuggle heroin and cocaine worth €2.3 BILLION into UK
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Gang used fake ambulances to smuggle heroin and cocaine worth €2.3 BILLION into UK

Nov 27th 2015, 9:15 PM 22,000 Views 27 Comments

The elaborate 14-month scheme involved bogus “patients” and fake paramedic costumes.

# drug-trafficking - Monday 12 October, 2015

€1.6 million worth of heroin, cocaine and cannabis seized after car is stopped
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

€1.6 million worth of heroin, cocaine and cannabis seized after car is stopped

Oct 12th 2015, 7:12 AM 18,313 Views 0 Comments

They are being held in two Garda stations.

# drug-trafficking - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Five arrested over €80,000 heroin seizure in Dublin
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Five arrested over €80,000 heroin seizure in Dublin

Jul 9th 2014, 8:06 PM 12,509 Views 23 Comments

The seizure was made after searches at two premises in Dublin’s city centre today.

# drug-trafficking - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Man arrested in wooded area over €228k cannabis find
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Man arrested in wooded area over €228k cannabis find

Apr 2nd 2014, 8:28 AM 11,466 Views 54 Comments

Gardaí said the search yesterday was part of an ongoing operation in Cork.

# drug-trafficking - Monday 10 March, 2014

Man to appear in court in relation to multi-million euro cannabis seizure
# Coolock
# Coolock

Man to appear in court in relation to multi-million euro cannabis seizure

Mar 10th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,126 Views 0 Comments

A total of 120 kg of cannabis herb was seized in Coolock with an estimated street value of €2.5 million.

# drug-trafficking - Monday 10 February, 2014

Australian surfer caught with marijuana in Bali released after 9 years in prison
# Banged Up Abroad
# Banged Up Abroad

Australian surfer caught with marijuana in Bali released after 9 years in prison

Feb 10th 2014, 8:33 AM 34,085 Views 52 Comments

Schapelle Corby has always insisted the 4.1 kg of marijuana found in her body board bag was planted there.

# drug-trafficking - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Sentence today for two women caught with drugs in Peru
# Peru
# Peru

Sentence today for two women caught with drugs in Peru

Dec 17th 2013, 10:12 AM 18,231 Views 89 Comments

Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid were caught with cocaine hidden in their luggage.

# drug-trafficking - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Court appearance for man over drugs seizure
# Arrest
# Arrest

Court appearance for man over drugs seizure

Oct 22nd 2013, 8:42 PM 8,058 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí seized 1,800 cannabis plants at a premises in an industrial estate yesterday.

# drug-trafficking - Sunday 1 September, 2013

The Peru two to consider their plea and the story of their kidnap and arrest
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

The Peru two to consider their plea and the story of their kidnap and arrest

Sep 1st 2013, 3:57 PM 30,712 Views 0 Comments

Michaella McCollum Connolly’s lawyer also outlined the chain of events that led to her arrest.

# drug-trafficking - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Michaella is "in good spirits, but very frightened for the future" - solicitor
# Michaela McCollum Connolly
# Michaela McCollum Connolly

Michaella is "in good spirits, but very frightened for the future" - solicitor

Aug 28th 2013, 8:36 AM 23,097 Views 181 Comments

Michaella will be moved to a permanent jail in the next 24 hours, her solicitor says, but prisons in Peru are rife with TB and HIV.

# drug-trafficking - Friday 23 August, 2013

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in jail, and their wish list revealed
# Peru
# Peru

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in jail, and their wish list revealed

Aug 23rd 2013, 8:29 PM 59,100 Views 0 Comments

Toilet roll, Pringles, Oreos and a sports bra, were among some of the items requested as well as stamps and envelopes to write letters home.

# drug-trafficking - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Cannabis worth €490,000 seized as gardaí target drugs gang
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

Cannabis worth €490,000 seized as gardaí target drugs gang

Aug 22nd 2013, 8:41 PM 16,812 Views 67 Comments

Four men have been arrested after the drugs were uncovered in three separate operations this afternoon. A large quantity of cash was also seized.

# drug-trafficking - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

PICS: Michaella and Melissa refused bail and head to Peruvian jail
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

PICS: Michaella and Melissa refused bail and head to Peruvian jail

Aug 21st 2013, 10:37 PM 33,441 Views 0 Comments

The pair were arrested two weeks ago at Lima’s international airport with 11 kilograms of cocaine.

Irish woman Michaella McCollum Connolly to plead 'not guilty'
# Peru
# Peru

Irish woman Michaella McCollum Connolly to plead 'not guilty'

Aug 21st 2013, 9:30 AM 29,107 Views 0 Comments

Local media in Peru are reporting that the Irish and British women were recruited by a Lima-based drug trafficking ring.

# drug-trafficking - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in Peruvian court over drug trafficking charges
# Drug Trafficking
# Drug Trafficking

PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in Peruvian court over drug trafficking charges

Aug 20th 2013, 4:37 PM 37,045 Views 38 Comments

Connolly’s lawyer Peter Madden said the Tyrone woman would be protesting her innocence.

# drug-trafficking - Monday 19 August, 2013

Michaella's brother visits her in Peruvian police custody ahead of trial
# Peru
# Peru

Michaella's brother visits her in Peruvian police custody ahead of trial

Aug 19th 2013, 10:46 PM 26,745 Views 0 Comments

He visited his sister at the national police anti-drug headquarters where Michaella and her companion Melissa Reid are being held.

# drug-trafficking - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Irish man turned down 10k to work as a drug mule in Ibiza
# Drugs
# Drugs

Irish man turned down 10k to work as a drug mule in Ibiza

Aug 17th 2013, 7:30 AM 51,887 Views 112 Comments

“I was offered to do a trip and offered €10,000 for a flight over to Benalmadena with 1kg,” said Lee.

# drug-trafficking - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

“I don’t really want to talk to any journalist at any stage” – Michaella McCollum Connolly
# Michaella McCollum Connolly
# Michaella McCollum Connolly

“I don’t really want to talk to any journalist at any stage” – Michaella McCollum Connolly

Aug 14th 2013, 10:18 PM 64,517 Views 227 Comments

In a video posted last night, Michaella says that she is not being given enough to drink.

# drug-trafficking - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Two arrested in overnight drug seizure in Dublin
# Drugs
# Drugs

Two arrested in overnight drug seizure in Dublin

Apr 23rd 2013, 8:48 AM 7,275 Views 57 Comments

A quantity of cannabis worth €400,000 was also seized during a search in Lucan last night.

# drug-trafficking - Monday 25 March, 2013

Cannabis worth €90,000 seized in Navan
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Cannabis worth €90,000 seized in Navan

Mar 25th 2013, 8:31 AM 7,091 Views 104 Comments

A 34-year-old man was arrested at the scene following the seizure in Navan over the weekend.

# drug-trafficking - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

British grandmother gets death sentence for drugs in Indonesia
# Death Sentence
# Death Sentence

British grandmother gets death sentence for drugs in Indonesia

Jan 22nd 2013, 8:04 AM 18,667 Views 82 Comments

An Indonesian court has sentenced Lindsay Sandiford, 56, to death for smuggling cocaine worth $2.5 million into the resort island of Bali.

# drug-trafficking - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Number arrested in organised crime crackdown now at 113
# Operation Wireless
# Operation Wireless

Number arrested in organised crime crackdown now at 113

Nov 21st 2012, 1:34 PM 5,047 Views 21 Comments

Gardaí have been carrying out a major investigation into organised crime across the country.

# drug-trafficking - Monday 20 February, 2012

Five arrested in Garda investigation into organised crime
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Five arrested in Garda investigation into organised crime

Feb 20th 2012, 1:01 PM 1,665 Views 0 Comments

Planned searches have been taking place across Dublin as part of the investigation into drug trafficking, firearms offenses and money laundering.

# drug-trafficking - Monday 12 December, 2011

South African woman executed in China
# China
# China

South African woman executed in China

Dec 12th 2011, 3:18 PM 5,072 Views 35 Comments

Janice Bronwyn Linden was executed after being convicted for smuggling drugs into China – despite an appeal for clemency from the South African president.

# drug-trafficking - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Eleven arrested, ammunition and drugs seized in organised crime raids
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Eleven arrested, ammunition and drugs seized in organised crime raids

Nov 24th 2011, 11:13 AM 2,675 Views 2 Comments

Armed gardaí, search dogs and air units are all taking part in the large-scale raids across north inner city Dublin.

# drug-trafficking - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Brazil: Rio's most-wanted trafficker caught
# Brazil
# Brazil

Brazil: Rio's most-wanted trafficker caught

Nov 10th 2011, 6:00 PM 638 Views 1 Comment

Notorious gang-Antonio Bonfim Lopes, known as “Nem,” is wanted on drug trafficking, murder, kidnapping and money laundering charges.

# drug-trafficking - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Gardaí seize €5million cocaine haul in Cork
# Drugs
# Drugs

Gardaí seize €5million cocaine haul in Cork

Oct 13th 2011, 8:41 PM 1,011 Views 8 Comments

Five men were arrested as part of an investigation into an international drug trafficking gang.