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Drug Trafficking

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  • For drug crime defendants, sentencing can be a crapshoot

     For drug crime defendants, sentencing can be a crapshoot
    Noah Kleinman faced his moment of reckoning: Should he tell a federal judge his marijuana dispensaries were just a front to distribute bulk marijuana and make hundreds of thousands of dollars? Or stick to his claim of innocence?
  • San Diego region has become hub of gang-controlled prostitution rings

    San Diego region has become hub of gang-controlled prostitution rings
    It began with teachers and counselors becoming suspicious. The same teenage girls were often absent from their classes on Fridays and Mondays. When they came to school, they wore flashy jewelry and provocative clothing and often carried more than one...

    Springfield Police Seize $300,000 Worth of Illegal Drugs

    Springfield Police Seize $300,000 Worth of Illegal Drugs
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A 31-year-old man was arrested Friday after police seized $300,000 worth of illegal narcotics from his Chase Avenue residence. Jason Arias was the target of a lengthy investigation into the city's drug trafficking, where large...

    Cocaine worth $4.5M seized at Executive Airport

    Cocaine worth $4.5M seized at Executive Airport
    One of the biggest problems the drug smugglers faced was that only about half the cocaine they wanted to move would fit inside the specially-adapted corporate jet bound for Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, according to the FBI. But the South...

    Bitcoin backer gets two years prison for illicit transfers

    Bitcoin backer gets two years prison for illicit transfers
    Charlie Shrem, an outspoken supporter of bitcoins, was sentenced to two years in prison on Friday for indirectly helping to send $1 million in the digital currency to the Internet black-market bazaar Silk Road. Shrem, a former vice chairman of the...