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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese drug smugglers use online shoppers as mules

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 11:33pm by Julian Ryall

    ... in Japan have cracked a drug-smuggling ring that took advantage of the nation's honesty and its fondness for online shopping. The scam turned women shopping for handbags and other items into unwitting accomplices, who mailed parcels of marijuana around the country. Tokyo's Metropolitan Police Department has arrested three men suspected of smuggling a package containing 1kg ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    British ‘drug mule’ faces 10 years’ jail in Japan

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 03:55pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... for smuggling drugs from Africa was overturned, in a case that casts a spotlight on the country’s recently reformed legal system. Japan’s Supreme Court rejected claims by 56-year-old Robert Geoffrey ... smuggling organisation usually gives a carrier instructions for how to return the luggage, regardless of whether or not it tells the person” that its contents were contraband, said the ruling posted ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    US urged to sanction China over North Korea arms

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... were produced by a subsidiary of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, and were smuggled into North Korea. "North Korean nuclear missiles have become a serious threat ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    China's maritime enforcement plan 'a threat' to Japan

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... operations, the Agriculture Ministry's fisheries patrols and the anti-smuggling operations of the General Administration of Customs- under one umbrella led by the National Oceanic Administration. ...



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