Potential Brexit Delay Unlikely To Stop French Customs Agents’ Strike

Published on March 23, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments March 22: A possible extension to the process of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union will not make French customs officers remove their demands for additional staff and equipment in the face of what they call is the lack of preparedness for Brexit, Vincent Thomazo, the secretary general of the UNSA Douanes trade union, told international media….

March 23, 2019
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Authorities Investigate Narcotics Trafficking Amongst Fruit Traders in Netherlands

Published on March 23, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments March 20: The tax office, customs officials and police have been mounting a coordinated operation against a number of fruit traders in the province of Zeeland who are suspected of drug trafficking, public broadcaster NOS reports. The operation kicked off with a raid on a company in Kapelle which was preparing to receive 1,500 kilos of cocaine from Antwerp…

March 23, 2019
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€32 Million-Worth of Cocaine Seized At Malta’s Freeport

Published on March 23, 2019 by Johanna Loock   ·   No Comments March 19: €32 million-worth of cocaine was seized at Malta’s Freeport. In the early hours of Tuesday, 12 refridgerated containers were flagged by the Container Monitoring Unit due to their high risk route. Following the scanning of said containers using state-of-the-art equipment, it resulted that three of them contained hidden packets in the refridgerant compressor compartment, while the other…

March 23, 2019
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