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Adelaide men charged with drug trafficking after raids

Two Adelaide men have been charged with drug trafficking after the seizure of a large amount of methamphetamine and cannabis.<p>Detectives from the …

Crime

Racing champ guilty of drug trafficking

Australian drag racing legend Brett Stevens is facing a lengthy jail term after he was convicted of producing and trafficking ecstasy.<p>The 50-year-old …

Woman arrested for drug trafficking accuses husband of setting her up

<b>A 38 year old mother of three, Rashidat Abdulkarim, who was arrested by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency for attempting to</b> …

Drug trafficking, money laundering bust sees five men, including Melbourne music promoter, arrested in joint NSW Police-FBI investigation - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Five men, including Melbourne music promoter Andrew McManus, have been arrested following a joint FBI and New South Wales police investigation into …

Wales

Five arrested in NSW police-FBI joint operation over alleged drug trafficking

Detectives arrested the group following an investigation into $702,000 cash seized from a man at a Sydney hotel in 2011<p>Five men have been arrested in connection with an alleged international criminal network, allegedly with ties to drug trafficking and money laundering, following a joint …

Man charged with drug trafficking allegedly had almost $250K in cash inside toilet seat box

A man charged with drug trafficking, who was allegedly caught with nearly $250,000 cash in a toilet seat box in his car, is alleged to have twice …

Crime

Former football player Owen Hanson charged with connection to Australian drug trafficking denied bail

Hanson, a Los Angeles resident, who works as a property developer is also understood to own a gambling business in Costa Rica. He was arrested a …

Former bikie enforcer Toby Mitchell charged in drug trafficking investigation

The operation came as Mitchell was due to face Melbourne Magistrates Court this morning for a hearing about his involvement in an road-rage incident …

Why Are So Many Women Behind Bars in Oklahoma?

In 1988, Damita Price was arrested for a $20 rock of crack cocaine in her pocket. It was her first arrest, so she was sentenced to probation. If she …

Canberra man guilty of drug trafficking over heroin found in McDonald's bag

A police officer who discovered a brown paper McDonald's takeaway bag on the front passenger seat of the car emptied it out to find several empty …

Edmonton lawyer convicted of drug trafficking released on bail

Justin Sidhu, the Edmonton lawyer convicted of drug trafficking, has been released on bail while he appeals his sentence.<p>In September Sidhu was …

West LA pharmacy owners accused of drug trafficking

Two brothers who are accused of owning a bogus pharmacy in West Los Angeles are in custody on suspicion of using their store to distribute …

Pharma

3 charged in drug trafficking investigation

Three people were arrested Friday in connection with a drug trafficking investigation in Manchester.<p>Authorities said a search warrant was served at …

Crime

Prostitution, Drug Trafficking Sting Results in 10 Arrests

Groton hotels were the site of alleged prostitution, police said. The suspects allegedly advertised online in the New London County-area.<p>Ten people …

Still Maintaining a Drug Trafficking Place - Open Door Policy

Sheboygan, WI (WHBL) – What started out as a reported bike theft last Sunday, ended up landing three people behind bars facing charges ranging from …

Two brothers accused of using West L.A. pharmacy as front for drug trafficking

The storefront pharmacy off Santa Monica Boulevard didn't seem like an average West L.A. drug store.<p>Customers rarely if ever showed up to fill prescriptions, federal authorities say. There were no over-the-counter products for sale. And Global Compounding Pharmacy reported filling only 30 …

How Drug Trafficking Conspiracy Laws Put Regular People in Prison for Life

If you rub elbows with big-time drug dealers, you can get sentenced to decades behind bars thanks to laws passed at the height of the drug panic in the 1980s.<p>In 2013, a cow wandered off a North Dakota man's farm. While preparing to search for the wayward animal, the man and his female companion …

Crime

Drugs gang jailed for 74 years

Fourteen members of a drugs gang who supplied cocaine and ecstasy across London and East Anglia have been jailed for a total of 74 years and four …

How organised crime profits from Italy's immigration boom - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

<b>Unlike Australia, Italy is forced to absorb hundreds of thousands of migrants and asylum seekers. And as the immigration sector there thrives, so too</b> …

Organized Crime

Brisbane taxi drivers charged over attacks on Uber drivers

Two taxi drivers have been charged over allegedly targeted attacks against Uber drivers who where sitting in their cars in central Brisbane.<p>Uber debate kicks off new taxi plan for Queensland government<p>Read more<p>The drivers, aged 26 and 29 from Calamvale, were allegedly part of a group who attacked …

These are the 11 richest countries with the biggest organised-crime problems

One of the subcategories used by the WEF is the prevalence of organised crime — listed under the "security" index. Extortion, racketeering, theft, violence, and property damage are all factors that could hold back a country's development.<p>To make the comparisons more reasonable, we only took …

Organized Crime

Police carry out one of biggest organized crime sweeps in years, arrests top southern mob boss

Police Chief Asst.-Ch: “we will continue to fight a merciless war against organized crime.”<p>><br>• ><p>Man in handcuffs - illustrative. (photo credit: INGIMAGE …

Crime

Organized crime gangs keep trying to sell radioactive material to terrorists

In the last five years, criminal gangs in Moldova have been stopped four times from selling radioactive materials, including bomb-grade uranium, on …

Merseyside police arrest two men over murder of PC David Phillips

The men, aged 18 and 30, are being interviewed over death of officer killed when he tried to stop a speeding stolen pickup truck<p>Merseyside police have arrested two men on suspicion of murdering officer David Phillips, who was killed when he tried to stop a speeding stolen pickup truck.<p>The men, aged …

Florida cop cleared of rape charges after defense uses old photo of victim posing in 'similar' position

A former Florida police officer walked out of court a free man after a jury cleared him Tuesday of raping a woman on the hood of his patrol car, the …

Author jailed for flashing after prostitute disputes small penis claims

Ex-lecturer Hinton Sheryn who claimed he would not have exposed himself as penis 'unusually small' is jailed after female sex worker says it is 'normal' size<p>A serial flasher has been jailed after a woman appeared in court and gave a detailed description of his penis.<p>Hinton Sheryn, 68, had denied he …

Crime

Babysitter who had sex with 11-year-old boy claims she 'falls in love too quickly'

A babysitter who had sex with an 11-year-old boy under her care has said she “falls in love too quickly.”<p>Jade Hatt, 21, avoided jail and was …

Online Dating Made This Woman a Pawn in a Global Crime Plot

Audrey Elaine Elrod was in rough financial shape as the 2012 holiday season drew near. She’d been out of work for a year, ever since quitting her …