Tag Archives: Smuggling

• Not good. Smuggling over $3mil of vodka in Evian bottles

Not good. Smuggling over $3mil of vodka in Evian bottles

A northern Irish haulier has been charged with smuggling nearly £2 million ($3,347,600) worth of vodka disguised as Evian mineral water and vinegar into the UK. Kieran Hughes, 55, is facing 15 charges for allegedly illegally importing spirits across the English Channel, according to a report in the Belfast Telegraph. He is currently standing trial at […]

• Booze Smugglers Built Pipeline in River

Booze Smugglers Built Pipeline in River

Kazakhstan entrepreneurs found a way around taxes. Border and customs officials in Kyrgyzstan have discovered a makeshift underwater pipeline, which they say is being used to smuggle alcohol into the country from neighbouring Kazakhstan. The pipeline was discovered on the bed of the river Chu, which forms the border between the two countries. They suspect […]