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By The Dispatch On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Smuggler caught trying to enter JFK airport with 70 live finches hidden in hair rollers

On December 8, 2018, U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Agriculture Specialists at John F. Kennedy International Airport stopped an arriving passenger on a flight from Georgetown, Guyana.  During the course More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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Houston: Customs and Border Patrol seize Khapra beetles, one of the ‘worst invasive species’ dangerous to US food supply

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists intercepted Khapra beetles at Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), Aug. 31. CBP agriculture specialists had a busy day at the end of August when they More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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Miami: Man arrested trying to smuggle python on a plane by hiding it inside of a computer

A man tried to bring a python onto a plane in Miami by hiding it inside a computer hard drive, according to a news report. He and the snake did not make the Barbados-bound flight, authorities said. The incident More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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‘Pirates 5’ wraps filming in Vancouver, Paul McCartney joins cast

Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, and Geoffrey Rush will be in Vancouver filming additional sequences of the fifth installment of Pirates of the Caribbean as news lands that former Beatle Paul McCartney has also joined More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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Indonesia man arrested for smuggling rare birds in water bottles

Indonesian police have arrested a wildlife smuggler after discovering nearly two dozen rare live birds, mostly yellow-crested cockatoos, jammed inside plastic water bottles in his luggage. The man, 37, was arrested More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 13th, 2014
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Two Romanian women arrested for smuggling rare, endangered iguanas in tube socks

Customs officers at Britain’s Heathrow Airport got a big surprise as the discovered several rare iguanas in tube socks, authorities reported. Thirteen rare, endangered San Salvador Rock Iguanas were found inside More...



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