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2008-06-18 18:00:45

A magistrate and a sheriff's deputy were indicted on human trafficking charges involving a nanny from India, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday. Malika Garrett of Woodstock, Ga.; her husband, Russell Garrett, a sheriff's deputy, and her father-in-law, D.

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2007-05-11 18:00:08

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Dutch customs police turned a fake break into a real bust Friday when they stopped a woman trying to smuggle 3.3 pounds of cocaine into the country in a plaster cast on her leg.

2006-08-30 18:09:25

By Tim Gaynor PHOENIX (Reuters) - Increased security on the U.S.-Mexican border is turning human smuggling into a multi-billion dollar criminal industry and attracting violent gangs with ties to Mexican drug cartels, authorities say. The U.S.

2006-08-19 09:17:28

By Philip Pullella ROME (Reuters) - At least 10 people died and as many as 40 were feared missing when a small boat packed with illegal immigrants sank off Sicily on Saturday, prompting Italy to call for greater cooperation to fight human trafficking.

2006-08-16 15:28:57

By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) - A sex trafficking ring that smuggled South Korean women into the United State to work as prostitutes in cities including the nation's capital has been cracked and 31 people arrested, officials said on Wednesday. U.S.

2006-08-16 12:25:01

By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) - A sex trafficking ring that smuggled Korean women into the United States to work in brothels has been cracked and 31 people arrested, officials said on Wednesday.

2006-08-15 14:38:46

BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - The governments of Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina have set up a joint intelligence center to combat smuggling and money-laundering in the region where their borders meet, Brazil said on Tuesday.

2006-08-07 18:15:43

PHOENIX, Arizona (Reuters) - A sport utility vehicle packed with nearly two dozen suspected illegal immigrants overturned in southern Arizona on Monday, killing nine people, the U.S. Border Patrol said.

2006-08-07 18:09:58

PHOENIX, Arizona (Reuters) - A sport utility vehicle packed with nearly two dozen suspected illegal immigrants overturned in southern Arizona on Monday, killing nine people, the U.S. Border Patrol said.

2006-07-08 16:12:54

MIAMI (Reuters) - A Cuban migrant died on Saturday from possible head injuries after the U.S. Coast Guard chased a speedboat suspected of smuggling 31 people into the United States and fired into its engines to stop the vessel, U.S. officials said.


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