$10 Million In Gold Disguised As Machine Parts Seized From Cargo Plane

Photo: Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department Customs officials in Hong Kong seized 146 kilograms of gold late last month, worth an estimated $10 million. They discovered the gold on a cargo plane scheduled to leave for Japan, and officials now say the value of the seizure makes it the biggest gold smuggling case in … Read more

Mummified Monkeys Found In Man’s Luggage

Photo: U.S. Customs And Border Protection A traveler returning to the United States after a trip to the Democratic Republic of the Congo brought back unique and, most importantly, illegal items through Logan Airport in Boston last week. A canine officer from U.S. Customs And Border Protection sniffed out something suspicious inside the passenger’s luggage. … Read more