26/10/2020 – Cameroonian law enforcement authorities +seized 118 ivory tusks, weighing 626 kg. This is a record seizurein Cameroon. The ivory tusks were hidden in a truck.
27/10/2020 – An operation coordinated by Eurojust and Italy’s National Anti-Mafia Prosecutor’s Office led >the Court of Bari to order an investigation into >48 people accused of mafia-type association and crimes including money laundering, kidnapping, and possession of weapons.
27/10/2020 – The Spanish Civil Guard’s “JARTO” operation led to the dismantling of a criminal organisation that prepared and assembled high-speed boats used to transport large quantities of hashish that were stored on Spanish >Coasts.
Mexican and Belizean authorities seized a jet carrying 1.5 tons of drugs at Chetumal airport. Officers are also looking for two other jets suspected of carrying drugs. They were tracking the three drug planes that had left South America with plans to land somewhere in Central America.
28/10/2020 – The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) seized 750 kilograms of Captagon in Odessa. The shipment was hidden in a container transporting sweets.
28/10/2020 – Dutch Customs authorities seized 1.4 tonnes of cocaine in the port of Rotterdam hidden in a cocoa shipment from Colombia to Belgium. The seized drugs have a value of approximately 107 million Euros.
28/10/2020 – The European Union has created a publicly accessible database >detailing the destination of all arms exports from each of its >Member States. The online database aims to increase transparency in the sector.
29/10/2020 – The Spanish Civil Guard arrested four people suspected of hiding 53 tons of smuggled tobacco leaves. This is one of the largest operations carried out in Extremadura against >the smuggling and illicit sale of tobacco leaves and cuttings.
30/10/2020 – The Thai Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) announced during a media briefing details of a series of recent drug arrests that led to the seizure of 1,470 kilograms of >Crystal Methamphetamine, 670,000 ‘Speed’ pills, 431 kg of Heroin and other drugs and assets worth over 8 million baht (219,787.34 Euros>).