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  • Tobacco fraudster jailed

    Company Director, Amar Raouf Shakib, was sentenced in the Auckland District Court to three years, four months’ jail after being found guilty on 43 fraud charges, including forgery, conspiracy, defrauding the revenue of Customs and false accounting.
  • Customs cracks down on child exploitation

    Customs’ crackdown on child exploitation has resulted in four separate arrests of passengers carrying objectionable images and New Zealanders caught online.
  • Hanging up the harness - Detector Dog Jerry retires

    Another one of our talented detector dogs has stepped down from his role at the border. Jerry is well-known at Wellington Port for being a confident and reliable detector.
  • Pawsing from the frontline - Detector Dog Indy retires

    After a stellar six years on the job for Customs, detector dog Indy is taking it down a notch as she heads into retirement on 13 February.
  • Australia's biggest cocaine interception: 1.4 tonnes seized, six charged

    A long-running Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigation supported by the New Zealand Customs Service (NZCS), Organised Financial Crime Agency of New Zealand (OFCANZ), the Fijian Transnational Crime Unit, French Polynesian authorities and Australian Border Force (ABF) has resulted in the seizure of more than 1.4 tonnes of cocaine.
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