October 25, 2008


Savvy criminals are using some of the country’s most credible logos, including FedEx, Wal-Mart, DirecTV and the U.S. Border Patrol, to create fake trucks to smuggle drugs, money and illegal aliens across the border, according to a report by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Termed “cloned” vehicles, the report also warns that terrorists could use the same fake trucks to gain access to secure areas with hidden weapons.

The report says criminals have been able to easily obtain the necessary vinyl logo markings and signs for $6,000 or less. Authorities say “cosmetically cloned commercial vehicles are not illegal.”…..[IMAGES]…..READ FULL STORY http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/story?id=4156618

In a mountainous area that is far better known for raising cattle than for growing marijuana, the authorities have seized more than 76,000 marijuana plants in a series of raids in rugged terrain……………………………READ FULL STORY http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E04E2D61E31F932A3575AC0A961958260

Smugglers have also found millions of variations to the game: hiding people in dashboards, sewing a man into a seat and even stashing a little girl inside a piƱata.Inspectors found one woman under the hood of a truck, screaming, because she was being “cooked alive” by the radiator………READ FULL STORY http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/1128smuggling28.html

Offenders face up to six months in jail and a minimum of three strokes of the cane if they are convicted of overstaying or illegal entry……WE SHOULD START DOING THAT IN AMERICA,START CANE-ING OR WHIPPING PEOPLE AS PART OF THE DEPORTATION PROCESS…….READ FULL STORY http://www.straitstimes.com/Latest%2BNews/Courts%2Band%2BCrime/STIStory_228171.html?vgnmr=1