Posts Tagged ‘Smuggling’

205 arrest warrants issued by Libya AG for human, fuel smugglers

  • 15 March 2018 - 13:38
205 arrest warrants issued by Libya AG for human, fuel smugglers

Libya has issued 205 arrest warrants for Libyans and foreigners suspected of being involved in a smuggling network for migrants heading to Europe. They include accusations of human trafficking, torture, murder and rape. The Libyan attorney general's office said the network included members of...

Libya Attorney General’s Office: Fuel smuggling lost Libya millions of dollars

  • 14 March 2018 - 20:30
Libya Attorney General’s Office: Fuel smuggling lost Libya millions of dollars

Libya's top prosecutor says criminal groups are smuggling Libyan fuel on board fishing vessels to Europe. Al-Sadiq al-Sour, the Head of the Attorney General's Office Investigation Bureau, told reporters on Wednesday their investigations revealed that smugglers use sea routes to...

US Treasury Department imposes sanctions on individuals, companies and vessels smuggling fuel from Libya

  • 26 February 2018 - 18:39
US Treasury Department imposes sanctions on individuals, companies and vessels smuggling fuel from Libya

The United States has issued a new round of sanctions targeting oil smugglers in Libya aimed at blocking exploitation of natural resources that is driving instability, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Monday. In a statement, Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said it was...

Libya’s NOC issues arrest warrants of oil smugglers

  • 13 February 2018 - 17:17
Libya’s NOC issues arrest warrants of oil smugglers

  The Libyan National Oil Corporation (NOC) on Monday confirmed that arrest warrants have been issued by the Attorney General against fuel smugglers in western Libya.   “NOC commends the Attorney General’s decision to issue arrest warrants against over 144 smugglers...

Libya blocks smuggling of 3000 turtles to Egypt

  • 26 November 2017 - 20:39
Libya blocks smuggling of 3000 turtles to Egypt

Libyan authorities intercepted a van laden with 3000 turtles at the checkpoint of Kharoba, Marij town in eastern Libya. The security patrol told the press that the turtles were coming from Benghazi and off to Tobruk in order to ultimately be smuggled to Egypt. Libya's natural resources have...

Fuel smuggling net from Libya to Europe arrested by Italian police

  • 18 October 2017 - 15:52
Fuel smuggling net from Libya to Europe arrested by Italian police

  Smugglers have been stealing fuel in Libya and selling it on across Europe, according to Italian police. Italian police said on Wednesday that they had broken up a network selling low-quality Libyan diesel fuel worth €30 million euros at service stations in Sicily and as far away as...

Libya’s state oil company hails arrest of “King of Smuggling”

  • 26 August 2017 - 19:02
Libya’s state oil company hails arrest of “King of Smuggling”

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) in Libya has welcomed the arrest of the most wanted human, fuel smuggler and drug dealer in the country by Special Deterrent Force (SDF) in Tripoli. The SDF announced Thursday that it had arrested the most wanted smuggler Fahmi Salim Bin Khalifa (A.K.A. King of...