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15 October 2018 13:53 British soldier was part of people-trafficking ring, court told

A serving soldier was part of a ring of smugglers trafficking illegal immigrants from the Calais Jungle into the UK, a court has heard. David Plumstead, 24, who was based at Barker Barracks in Paderborn, Germany, allegedly tried to help a fellow soldier in the Princess of Wales Regiment transport two migrants through the Channel Tunnel for a fee of £5,000 each. He is on trial 3

30 August 2018 09:37 Cork man accused of human trafficking while helping refugees in Greece

A 24-year-old man from Co. Cork, who flew to Greece to help refugees, has been accused of human trafficking. Sean Binder from Togher had been volunteering on the island of Lesbos with Emergency Response Centre International when he was arrested in February. He faces 20 years in a Greek prison over claims he was also involved in human trafficking, money 2

26 August 2018 11:11 Italy lets migrants leave ship 10 days after rescue

Italy has allowed all the migrants stuck on an Italian coast guard ship to disembark, 10 days after they were rescued in the Mediterranean Sea. Some 137 migrants left the Diciotti early on Sunday, stepping on to the dock at Catania, Sicily, where police photographed them for ID checks, a requirement for asylum seekers. Italy’s populist government had not let them leave 2

22 August 2018 14:23 Revenue seize €6,000 in methamphetamine during a search of a Cork home

Revenue officers have seized 100 grams of suspected methamphetamine, with an estimated street value of €6,000. The seizure occurred during a search, under warrant, of a residence in Cork City on Tuesday. It was made as a result of a joint operation conducted by Revenue’s Customs Service, Gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit in Anglesea Street and the Drugs 7

04 August 2018 15:37 Revenue detector dog Josie helps find €90k in cash that could be connected to criminal activity

The money was found when a UK national in her thirties was searched. JOSIE THE DETECTOR dog helped Revenue to find nearly €100k in cash in a person’s belongings as she was travelling through Dublin Airport this week. Yesterday, Revenue officers seized €90,000 in cash when they stopped and searched a UK national in her thirties travelling to Amsterdam 5

09 July 2018 21:39 Revenue seize cannabis infused 'jelly sweets' at Portlaoise postal centre

The drugs which originated in the US were discovered by Revenue detector dog Stella. REVENUE OFFICERS HAVE seized 2kg of cannabis-infused ‘jelly sweets’, 650g of herbal cannabis and 50,000 contraband cigarettes, in three separate operations. As a result of routine profiling today, Revenue officers in Portlaoise Mail Centre seized 2kg of cannabis-infused 8

28 June 2018 23:00 Georgian people-smuggling ring smashed

Garda immigration officers were present during the arrest operation in London and in Kent. The operation was conducted by British Immigration Enforcement Criminal and Financial Investigation (CFI), assisted by the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) and the PSNI. The seven suspects are all nationals of Georgia. They were charged on Tuesday with conspiracy 9

14 June 2018 16:49 Detector dog Meg helps find €480,000 worth of cannabis

Revenue officers seized 24kg of the drug “as a result of routine profiling” at Dublin Port. Officers seized the drugs “as a result of routine profiling”. They have an estimated street value of €480,000. The cannabis was discovered with the assistance of detector dog Meg in a consignment that was said to contain “goods” when it arrived at Dublin Port from Spain 10

05 May 2018 11:00 Vet who injected liquid heroin into puppies to smuggle drugs into US extradited

His arrest comes after a 12-year investigation. A 38-YEAR-OLD Colombian vet appeared in a New York court this week, accused of injecting liquid heroin into puppies to evade border control in a drug smuggling ring. Andres Lopez Elorez was arrested in Spain on a US warrant and extradited to the United States on Monday. If convicted on conspiracy charges 27

30 March 2018 09:50 17 dead as overcrowded bus carrying migrants crashes in Turkey

The bus had capacity for 14 people but over 50 people were on board. AT LEAST 17 people have been killed and another 36 wounded after a bus carrying illegal immigrants hit a lighting pole in eastern Turkey and burst into flames, local media has reported. The bus, which crashed last night on the Igdir-Kars highway, was carrying nationals from Iran, Pakistan 8