Posts Tagged ‘seized’

The DEA seized an innocent man’s life savings without charging him with a crime

Kermit Warren shined shoes at a hotel and collects scrap metal for a living. Besides serving in the Army Corps of Engineers, he is a deacon at his church and is a proud grandfather. None of that mattered to the Drug Enforcement Administration which used civil forfeiture laws to swipe his life savings that he was going […]

Eye-Popping 6,000 False Lashes Seized at New Orleans Airport

NEW ORLEANS—Three thousand pairs of false eyelashes have been seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents after officials determined they were illegally imported from China to New Orleans. The four boxes of long lashes seized Tuesday at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport were destined for a local beauty supply store, agency spokesperson Matthew […]

Artifacts Seized from Conquistadors by Chickasaw People in 16th Century Uncovered

A team of archaeologists digging at the Stark Farms Native American site in east central Mississippi have found more than 80 metal artifacts that were not manufactured by the Chickasaw people who once lived there. As they explain in a study published in the April 2021 edition of American Antiquities , the archaeologists believe these […]

Ethiopia says army can re-enter seized Tigray capital Mekelle ‘in weeks’

The Ethiopian army says it could re-enter the seized Tigray regional capital of Mekelle within weeks if needed, a spokesman for a government task force said on Wednesday, adding that government-allied Eritrean forces had withdrawn from the region. Rebel fighters have been battling Ethiopian government forces in the region since November last year and thousands […]

Trump DOJ seized data from House Democrats in leaks probe

The Justice Department under former President Donald Trump seized data from the accounts of at least two members of the House Intelligence Committee in 2018 as part of an aggressive crackdown on leaks related to the Russia investigation and other national security matters, according to a committee official and two people familiar with the investigation. […]

NY Times: Trump DOJ investigated House Dems, seized data

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other top Democrats called for an investigation on Thursday after The New York Times reported that the Justice Department under President Donald Trump seized the communications data of members of the House Intelligence Committee “The news about the politicization of the Trump Administration Justice Department is harrowing,” Pelosi, D-Calif., said […]

Nazi items, weapons, and 21.5lbs of meth seized in Pennsylvania raid

Charges have been pressed against a couple in Pennsylvania after nearly $1 million worth of methamphetamine, Nazi paraphernalia, and six ghost guns were discovered in their home during a raid. The charges against them were announced on Friday after agents from the attorney-general’s Bureau of Narcotics Investigations and officers of the State Police Special Emergency Response […]

Turkish police say they seized 2,000-year-old Torah scroll

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Kuwait receives archives from Iraq, 30 year after they were seized

Kuwait on Sunday received from Iraq the third batch of Kuwaiti property and archives that had been seized during Iraq’s invasion of its Gulf neighbour in 1990. The Iraqi Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the Undersecretary for Legal Affairs and Multilateral Bilateral Relations, Qahtan Al-Janabi, delivered the Kuwaiti Archive to the Assistant of […]

Smuggled goods worth $24m seized in a day

TEHRAN – Smuggled goods worth one trillion rials (nearly $24 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) have been discovered across the country over the past 24 hours, police official Jalal Amini said on Monday. The goods, including home appliances, cosmetics, electronic devices, spare parts, medical equipment, food, fuel, and livestock were seized from […]

Convicted Felon Soros Bank Accounts Seized by Myanmar Military

OSF Soros’s Open Society Foundation) is also accused of illegally withdrawing $1.4 million from its account at SMED a week after the military junta takeover in Myanmar at the beginning of February. The Military has also seized OSF banks accounts in the private banks of Myanmar, collectively amounting to the tune of $3.81 million. According […]

FBI Admits No Firearms Were Seized During Capitol ‘Insurrection,’ Only Shot Fired Was Cop Killing Ashli Babbitt

The FBI admitted under questioning from Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) on Wednesday that no firearms were confiscated during the so-called Capitol “insurrection,” no one has been charged for having a firearm in the Capitol or on Capitol grounds, and the only shot fired was from a Capitol police officer killing unarmed protester Ashli Babbitt with […]

Dutch police announce 23 tons of cocaine seized by authorities in record haul

A record-setting 23 tons (16,174 kilos) of cocaine destined for the Netherlands has been seized at ports in Germany and Belgium, Dutch authorities announced after a joint operation involving law enforcement in the three countries. The shipments were seized earlier this month, but the investigation was revealed on Wednesday after police announced they’d arrested a […]

Brave Judge Rules Cops Must Return Cash Seized Under Civil Asset Forfeiture—Or Go to Jail

(Support Free Thought) – Iredell County, NC — In one of the most inspiring moves we’ve seen in a long time, a judge has ordered the Town of Mooresville and its police department to give back money they seized under civil asset forfeiture. But that is not all. Iredell District Court Judge Christine Underwood has […]

Iranian tanker is seized due to technical reason

TEHRAN – Saeed Khatibzadeh, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said on Monday that Iran is “waiting for more reports from the Indonesian government on the seizure of the Iranian oil tanker.” In his weekly press conference, Khatibzadeh said the seizure of Iranian tanker “is a technical issue and there have been such incidents […]

Son of New York judge arrested and fur cape seized after Capitol riot

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Iran tells S.Korea not to politicize seized vessel; demands $7 billion

Iran said on Sunday that South Korea should avoid politicizing the seizure of its vessel by Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the Gulf, Iranian state media reported, while pressing Seoul to release $7 billion in funds frozen amid US sanctions. South Korea’s vice foreign minister, Choi Jong-kun, arrived in Tehran on Sunday to discuss the release […]

Iran tells South Korea not to politicize seized vessel, demands release of funds

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South Korea Delegation Heads to Iran to Seek Release of Seized Tanker: Yonhap

A South Korean-flagged tanker vessel which was seized by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards is seen in Gulf waters, Iran January 4, 2021. Photo: IRGC/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS. A South Korean delegation is heading to Iran on Wednesday to seek the release of a chemicals tanker and its 20-member crew seized in Gulf waters […]

Iran Denies Seized Korean Ship and Crew are Being Held as Hostages

A South Korean-flagged tanker vessel which was seized by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards is seen in Gulf waters, Iran January 4, 2021. Photo: IRGC/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS. Iran denied on Tuesday it was using a South Korean ship and its crew as hostages, a day after it seized the tanker in the Gulf […]

Marijuana plants seized from Argentine synagogue’s courtyard

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentine police last week seized two pots of marijuana plants from the courtyard of a historic synagogue in Medanos, a small village in the Buenos Aires province. Medanos, once the rural home of about 100 Argentine Jews, is in the Villarino district. Villarino Mayor Carlos Bevillacua said the synagogue was not […]

Azerbaijan claims it has seized key city in Nagorno-Karabakh

Azerbaijani forces have taken control of the strategically key city of Shushi in Nagorno-Karabakh where fighting with Armenia has raged for more than a month, the country’s president said Sunday. In a televised address to the nation, President Ilham Aliyev said “Shusha is ours — Karabakh is ours,” using the Azerbaijani version of the city’s […]

DEA Seized Another Hunter Biden Laptop

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) reportedly seized a second Hunter Biden laptop in February, according to reports. The first laptop was seized by the FBI in December 2019. NBC News reported on the second laptop seizure: If [Hunter Biden] did leave the machine in Delaware, it would have marked at least the second time he […]

Report: Hunter Biden’s Laptop Seized by Feds as Part of Money Laundering Probe

Hunter Biden’s laptop was purportedly seized by law enforcement officials with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) last year as part of an investigation into money laundering. Fox News reported on Wednesday that it had obtained documentary evidence indicating the FBI had subpoenaed Biden’s alleged laptop from a local Delaware computer repair shop while looking […]

FBI Seized Legally Privileged Materials From Julian Assange

Above photo: Photo by groovysoup on Flickr. After arrest in Ecuador Embassy. “One record of [Assange’s] entire archive” was effectively purloined, and without it, attorney Gareth Peirce mentioned it has made putting together a defense in his extradition case more difficult. The FBI in the United Kingdom enlisted the Ecuador government’s help in seizing legally […]

The book seized by the British polizei when they arrested the German Doctor who spoke out at the recent Trafalgar Square protest

LINK http://markcrispinmiller.com/2020/09/the-book-seized-by-the-british-polizei-when-they-arrested-dr-schoning/ (Full story & updates below) UPDATE: In case you missed it, the arrest: Dr. Heiko Schoning arrested at Trafalgar Square protest for speaking truth about COVID-19 This is no longer “friendly fascism” of the sort that’s long prevailed in the “democracies,” but, more and more, the brutally “unfriendly” kind that was ostensibly defeated […]

UAE, Oman And UK Tell Court US Seized Their Oil

Note: When the US recently seized oil from three tankers it claimed were Iranian, Iran denied the oil tankers and oil were theirs. Now, more of the story about the US piracy is beginning to come out as the UAE, Oman and UK told a US court that they hold title to the seized vessels and […]

Romania: 8,500 tonnes of Beirut blast chemical seized in police raids

Romanian police have discovered thousands of tonnes of ammonium nitrate stored illegally and unsafely at sites and storage units across the country. They seized 8.500 tonnes of the chemical, three times greater than the 2,750 tonnes that caused the devastating explosion in Beirut on August 4. The explosion in the Lebanese capital killed more than […]

Iran says it seized Emirati boat over killing of 2 fishermen

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s Foreign Ministry said Thursday that it had summoned the United Arab Emirates envoy, after Emirati Coast Guard vessels shot at several Iranian fishing boats, killing two fishermen. It also said it had seized a UAE vessel. On Monday, the Emirates’ state-run WAM news agency reported that eight fishing boats illegally entered […]

Hundreds Of Handbags, 72 Suitcases Full Of Jewels Seized From Ousted Malaysian Leader’s Home

Former prime minister Najib Razak and his wife were barred last week from leaving Malaysia in the wake of his stunning election loss, over fears that they may evade prosecution in a massive corruption scandal. Then, police announced Friday that raids on properties linked to Najib had turned up 72 suitcases stuffed with jewels and […]

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