Customs officers in August have seized a record 4.5 tonnes of cocaine estimated to be worth US$1.12 billion at Hamburg Port.
Lee Kok Leong, our special correspondent, reports on using advanced technology as a powerful deterrent against illicit trading.
Any country, including the US, that is facing the illicit fentanyl epidemic, should first of all, strengthen its border security. By Lee Kok Leong, executive editor, Corporate Fair Trade Community
Illicit trade feeds violence and breeds corruption, undermining trust in institutions and the rule of law, and generating enormous illegal financial flows.
The United States is taking actions to crack down on international fentanyl trafficking and increase information sharing with the private sector.
An active member of the Jakarta International Container Terminal Trade Union (SPJICT) was viciously assaulted by Hutchison port security in the Port of Jakarta. Rio Wijaya reported to the port security post at around 16:30 local time on...
A team of customs and police officers together coordinated global enforcement activities against wildlife trafficking at INTERPOL’s Global Complex for Innovation in Singapore.
Successful anti-corruption measures undermine their own success. So, vigilance against corruption must be maintained despite its cost, even when corruption levels appear to be low.
World Customs Organization training experts recently conducted an initial training on risk profiling of containers in La Paz, Bolivia, which led to the bust of an international drug trafficking syndicate.
As transnational organized crime syndicates are expanding their operations here to take advantage of legitimate supply chains, more regional joint operations by national agencies are needed to combat this maritime cross-border crime.