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Archaeologists discover 1,000,000 mummies in Egypt

SUEZ: A group of archaeologists from Brigham Young University exposed a very old graveyard in Egypt. The graveyard has more than million of mummies buried underneath. The graveyard is named as Fag el-Gamous means “Way of the Water Buffalo”. After 30 years of digging, the archeologists were managed to complete their task. The graveyard length estimated is 300 acres and ... Read More »

US customs seizes 680 pounds, 10 bundles marijuana worth $540,000

TEXAS:  US Border Patrol agents from the Rio Grande Valley Sector seized more than 680 pounds of marijuana. The seizure occurred when Rio Grande City agents observed numerous individuals moving north from the Rio Grande carrying bundles of narcotics. When the agents identified themselves, the smugglers dropped the bundles and fled south back to Mexico. After a thorough search of ... Read More »

$10000 fine, 8 days jail for Jewelry smugglers in Canada

RICHMOND:  Two travellers have been sentenced to eight days in jail and fined $10,000 each after pleading guilty to smuggling jewelry through Vancouver International Airport. Michael David Chan and Bo Kwok Siu pleaded guilty in Richmond Provincial Court to smuggling jewelry totalling in retail value to more than $1.5 million. The pair were charged under the Customs Act. Charges were ... Read More »

$900,000 cocaine smuggling attempt: CBP arrests North Delta woman

WASHINGTON:  A North Delta woman is in custody in the US after allegedly trying to cross the Pacific Highway border crossing into Canada with nearly a million dollars worth of cocaine. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Robyn Courtney Bell, 32, was attempting to cross from Blaine into South Surrey when an officer deployed his canine partner Zzook. ... Read More »

US BP seizes 138 pounds marijuana worth $82,000

CALEXICO: United States Border Patrol agents from the Calexico Station patrolling near the Imperial Sand Dunes last week arrested three suspected drug smugglers and seized 138 pounds of marijuana worth more than $82,000. The incident occurred after Border Patrol agents assigned to the remote video surveillance system observed three individuals in Mexico carrying large bundles approach the international boundary Fence. ... Read More »

Archaeologists find out oldest cemetery in Egypt

SUEZ: A group of archaeologists from Brigham Young University exposed a very old graveyard in Egypt. The graveyard has more than million of mummies buried underneath. The graveyard is named as Fag el-Gamous means “Way of the Water Buffalo”. After 30 years of digging, the archeologists were managed to complete their task. The graveyard length estimated is 300 acres and ... Read More »

US Customs seizes $450,000 worth of fake designer goods at JFK airport

WASHINGTON:  Designer fakes worth $450,000 were seized at John F. Kennedy Airport by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) this Christmas. The investigation, titled Operation Bad Gifts, uncovered 203 counterfeit items including sneakers, handbags, watches and sunglasses — all with fake Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Michael Kors, Chanel, Hermes, Christian Louboutin and Coach trademarks. Robert Perez, the director of field operations ... Read More »

Zimbabwe Customs nabs woman with explosives worth R320,000

BEITBRIDGE: the Zimbabwe Customs has nabbed a woman with 54 packs of mining explosives, 150 detonators, and nine detonator cords valued at over R320,000 which she wanted to sold to illegal miners in Gauteng. Customs official conducted a random check of baggage in a bus crossing into South Africa from Zimbabwe, spokesperson Marika Muller said in a statement. They found ... Read More »

US customs seizes fake goods worth $450,000 on Christmas

NEW YORK: United States customs in an operation at a major mail sorting facility has resulted in the seizure of $450,000-worth of fake goods. Operation ‘Bad Gifts’ took place in the build-up to the Christmas period at the John F Kennedy International Mail Facility in New York to try to intercept shoddy merchandise posing as genuine clothes and accessories. Customs ... Read More »

Archaeologists discover 1,000,000 mummies in Egypt

SUEZ: A group of archaeologists from Brigham Young University exposed a very old graveyard in Egypt. The graveyard has more than million of mummies buried underneath. The graveyard is named as Fag el-Gamous means “Way of the Water Buffalo”. After 30 years of digging, the archeologists were managed to complete their task. The graveyard length estimated is 300 acres and ... Read More »

Lyttelton Port loses $100,000 due to strike

LYTTELTON: the strike on Lyttelton port is continued for the second week and it cause loss of $100,000 to the port. Organiser for the Rail and Maritime Transport Union John Kerr said the port can not guarantee its workers’ safety without its maintenance staff, who are striking for better wages. He said the port will likely lose about $100,000 in ... Read More »

Irish Customs seizes 20,000 ‘Frozen’ dolls worth €600,000

DUBLIN: More than 20,000 counterfeit dolls of characters from the popular Disney movie ‘Frozen’ that were destined for the black market have been seized by Customs. The dolls were discovered in a container which had been shipped from China and could have fetched up to €600,000 on the high street. It’s understood the toys are similar to the highly sought-after ... Read More »

Apple, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Ericsson & Sony sell 4,000 Smartphone patents for $900M

NEW YORK: Apple and other high-profile tech companies sold 4,000 Smartphone patents for $900 million to a clearinghouse, the patents’ new owner announced in an effort to put a long-fought courtroom battle behind them. The Apple-led Rockstar Consortium which includes Microsoft, BlackBerry, Ericsson and Sony sold the patents, initially purchased for $4.5 billion four years ago, to the San Francisco-based ... Read More »

ASO seizes Rs 11.28m smuggled goods until Dec 24

KARACHI: The Anti-Smuggling Organisation (ASO) of the Directorate General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has seized smuggled goods worth Rs 11.28 million during the first 24 days of December in which Rs 1.36 million duty/taxes were involved. According to details, the Directorate General of Customs Intelligence and Investigation has detected seven smuggling cases during December 2014. A first information report ... Read More »

Dubai customs arrests Tajik woman for attempting to smuggle heroin worth DH20, 000

ABU DHABI: A woman passenger was arrested by Dubai customs who tried to smuggle more than 1kg of heroin and 59 methadone tablets into the UAE. Police had received a tip off about MN, 33, smuggling drugs whenever she came to the UAE on visit and circulated the information to all ports and airports. MN was arrested on September 17 ... Read More »

Telstra fined $102,000 for misrepresenting iPhone 6 ad

CANBERRA: There will be slightly less merriment for Telstra this Christmas, after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) slapped the telco with a $102,000 fine for a misleading iPhone 6 advertisement. The ad appeared in The Age plugging the iPhone 6 on Telstra’s Mobile Accelerate plan, but the ACCC has concluded Telstra misrepresented the bundle’s pricing. Featuring a prominent ... Read More »

Toyota Camry Hybrid declared best value car for 2015

LONDON: According to Consumer Reports Toyota Camry Hybrid gets best value among all automobiles in most recent rankings. The Camry Hybrid has about twice the important of the standard vehicle in America. Before you dismiss the Camry because a 20-nothing automotive reporter in his mom’s basement with a Lamborghini Poster on the wall called it boring, be aware that the ... Read More »

Irish Customs fines €10,000 to Cullaville man for discovering fuel waste   

LOUTH COUNTY: The North’s Customs office, HMRC, revealed that a Cullaville man was fined £7,500 (€10,000) and given a suspended prison sentence at Newry Magistrates’ Court for waste offences relating to the discovery of fuel laundering waste. Louth County Council’s contractors were tasked to Stephenstown, Knockbridge on Sunday where four cubes were dumped and removed them ahead of them being ... Read More »

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata to hit market with ‘affordable’ sticker price of $25,000

TOKYO: The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will be lighter and smaller than its predecessors and launched with SkyActiv fuel-efficiency technologies. That the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata marks only the fourth generation of the model in 25 years shows just how precisely Mazda’s engineers and designers nailed the roadster’s original formula. It’s also a testament to the Miata’s broad, enduring appeal ... Read More »

1,000,000 mummies unearthed in Egypt

FRANCE: An earliest graveyard containing over a million mummies was recently exposed in Egypt. A team of archaeologists from Brigham Young University is responsible for the discovery. They have named the very old burial site Fag el-Gamous, which means “Way of the Water Buffalo.” The excavation project has already taken the team of archaeologists a painstaking thirty years. In that ... Read More »