AT&T has agreed to pay $7.75m (almost €7m) for letting scammers accused of running a drug ring bill consumers for fake directory assistance.
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016
Prescription drugs were discovered with Prince when he was found dead in his home, according to media reports.
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016
Top drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman has done what Mexican authorities promised would not happen again after his recapture last year — escaped for a second time from a maximum security prison.
Mon, 13 Jul, 2015
One man ran naked through a Florida neighbourhood, tried to have sex with a tree, and told police he was the mythical god Thor.
Fri, 01 May, 2015
US Drug Enforcement Administration agents had alleged “sex parties” with prostitutes over several years, a report stemming from a review of allegations of misconduct by several DEA agents in Colombia said.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2015
Mexican federal forces have arrested the leader of the notorious Zetas drug cartel, say officials.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
The shocking death of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman from a suspected drugs overdose has highlighted a growing epidemic of heroin use across the US, officials have warned.
Wed, 05 Feb, 2014
A drug kingpin in Mexico is being named as Chicago’s public enemy No 1 — a label first given to gangster Al Capone and one that hasn’t been used since the 1930s.
Fri, 15 Feb, 2013
Colombia's national police chief, General Oscar Naranjo, has decided to step down because he is tired and feels it is time for a younger generation to take on the job, President Juan Manuel Santos announced.
Fri, 20 Apr, 2012
A notorious arms dealer dubbed the “Merchant of Death” has been sentenced to 25 years in prison following his conviction on terrorism charges.
Fri, 06 Apr, 2012
The US has accused Iranian government agents of plotting to assassinate the Saudi ambassador, immediately using the thwarted plot to step up sanctions and recruit international allies in a bid to further isolate Tehran.
Wed, 12 Oct, 2011
A former police officer who allegedly admits ordering 1,500 killings during a campaign of terror as a drug gang chieftain along the US border has been captured in northern Mexico, federal officials said.
Mon, 01 Aug, 2011
The US Drug Enforcement Administration said it helped Ecuador seize a submarine capable of transporting tons of cocaine.
Sun, 04 Jul, 2010
Opium seizures in Afghanistan soared 924% last year because of better co-operation between Afghan and international forces, the US's top drug enforcement official said today.
Thu, 01 Apr, 2010
Mexican federal police arrested two suspected gang leaders, delivering another big blow to a brutal drug cartel that terrorised the border city of Tijuana for several year
Tue, 09 Feb, 2010
Federal troops stormed a seaside holiday home and captured one of the country’s most brutal drug lords, the second time in less than a month that Mexico took one of its most powerful traffickers off the streets.
Wed, 13 Jan, 2010
Venezuelan authorities seized nearly two tons of cocaine and arrested three suspects in their largest drug bust in months, the country’s anti-drug chief said.
Tue, 12 May, 2009
Bolivian president Evo Morales has refused the US Drug Enforcement Administration permission to fly anti-drugs missions over the South American nation’s territory.
Fri, 03 Oct, 2008
The world’s largest drug cash seizure got bigger by nearly €1.2m today, when the Mexican Attorney General’s office said 17.3 million pesos (€1.2m) had been found in a luxury home, not the 157,500 (€10,700) originally reported.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2007
When accused drug kingpin Francisco Javier Arellano Felix began planning a deep-sea fishing trip more than a year ago, US drug agents also got ready – to catch their prey.
Thu, 17 Aug, 2006
Mexican soldiers seized five-and-a-half tons of cocaine worth more than US$100m (€82.8m) from a commercial plane arriving from Venezuela.
Wed, 12 Apr, 2006
Colombians turned pedigree puppies into drug couriers by surgically implanting them with packets of liquid heroin, US authorities said tonight.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2006
A 16-YEAR-OLD boy accused of killing a US Drug Enforcement Administration agent has escaped from a juvenile prison for the fifth time in three years - just as he promised.
Mon, 21 Nov, 2005
A lawyer for a British journalist found guilty of libelling an alleged drugs baron said the court ruling represented a precedent-setting setback for press freedom in Peru.
Fri, 06 May, 2005
Colombian drug kingpin Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela was flown to the United States early today on a US government plane, becoming the most powerful Colombian trafficker ever extradited to face US courts.
Sat, 04 Dec, 2004
Scores of American schoolchildren are risking their lives by deliberately overdosing on off-the-shelf cough medicines in search of a drugs high, health experts have warned.
Tue, 30 Dec, 2003
Colombian police have arrested a top drug dealer allegedly responsible for sending more than 30 metric tons of cocaine to the US last year.
Tue, 03 Sep, 2002
The IRA has formed part of a global terror network based in Colombia, training Marxist rebels alongside Iranian and Cuban officials, a report by the US Congress said today.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2002
Mexican police are trying to discover if a man killed in a shoot-out is one of the world's most violent drug traffickers.
Sat, 23 Feb, 2002
The FBI searched OJ Simpson’s home in Florida early today. The search warrant was served by the FBI, the US Drug Enforcement Administration and the Miami- Dade Police Department, according to Detective Ed Munn.
Tue, 04 Dec, 2001
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