Attempt to smuggle electronic cigarettes foiled

Eilat customs authorities thwart attempt to smuggle thousands of e-cigarettes into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2019, 2:30 PM

'Naama is a hostage in a Russian jail'

Attorney for Naama Issachar says his client is 'completely innocent,' hopes Putin will pardon her.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2019, 10:01 AM

Customs officers foil attempt to smuggle 750 e-cigarettes

'No knowledge' of electronic cigarettes hidden in vehicle, suspect claims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2019, 1:53 PM

Attempt to smuggle phones into prison foiled

8 phones, dozens of SIM cards seized from truck bringing food for terrorists at Ktzi'ot prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/24/2019, 5:42 PM

Smuggling of antique coins from Gaza foiled

Security inspectors at Gaza crossing discover ancient coins in truck with textile imports.Kobi Finkler, 10/8/2019, 10:08 AM

Foreign Ministry: Smuggling khat can result in long prison terms

14 Israelis were arrested for smuggling khat in the last few days. One Israeli is currently serving a 10-yr. prison term in Turkey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/27/2019, 1:13 AM

Arrested Arabs eject 12 cellular phones from their bodies

Prison Service identifies attempts by Arabs to smuggle cellular phones in to security prisoners.Kobi Finkler, 9/11/2019, 3:50 PM

Attempt to smuggle 'IDF uniform' material into Gaza thwarted

Crossings Authority confiscates shipment containing fabric suspected of being intended for creation of fake IDF uniforms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2019, 2:30 PM

Israeli woman has 'no idea' how marijuana got into her bag

Israeli woman has been held in Russian jail for months on marijuana charge.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 8/30/2019, 9:58 AM

The cigarettes that made Aliyah

New immigrant caught with 19 suitcases filled to the brim with only cigarettes, attempting to avoid customs tax.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2019, 10:49 AM

Smuggling of phones to terrorists in prison prevented

Fatah, PFLP terrorists caught attempting to smuggle 11 cell phones into Opher Prison in their bodies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2019, 11:50 AM

Shooting incident on Egypt-Israel border

Israeli security forces discover Egyptians smuggling drugs into Israel.Kobi Finkler, 7/17/2019, 2:50 PM

Illegal quarries 'a ticking time bomb' waiting to explode

The ‘Green Israel Forum’ to MKs: 'Support regulation of the 'Wild West' in quarries in Judea and Samaria.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2019, 10:16 AM

Police uncover network smuggling Georgians into Israel

Network, including airport workers, helped Georgian citizens avoid passport control, border security, at Ben Gurion Airport.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2019, 1:43 PM

How terrorists smuggle phones into prison

Prison service reveals phenomenon among security prisoners: Arabs seek arrest in order to smuggle forbidden items to imprisoned terrorists.Yoni Kempinski, 4/24/2019, 6:51 PM

Frenchman admits gun-running

French consulate worker who smuggled weapons from Gaza to Judea, Samaria, convicted of arms dealing, Israel's Justice Ministry says.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2019, 4:25 PM

Attempt to smuggle pistols from Jordan foiled

Border Police officers and IDF forces prevent smuggling of dozens of pistols from Jordan to Israel. Four suspects arrested.Elad Benari, 2/25/2019, 1:07 AM

Attempt to smuggle NIS 20,000 worth of phones to terrorists

18-year-old Arab caught smuggling thousands of dollars worth of phones to terrorists serving time in Ofer Prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2018, 6:20 PM

Gazan charged with smuggling ammunition from Egypt to Gaza

Hamas terrorist arrested, charged after attempting to infiltrate into Israel, attacking soldiers during riots and smuggling weapons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2018, 5:18 PM

Attempt to smuggle cellular phones into prison foiled

Prison Services intelligence foils attempt to smuggle cellular phones into prison, investigates terror connections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2018, 7:41 PM

$27,000 in illegal contraband seized

Border Police arrest Arabs smuggling hundreds of pounds of meat, hundreds of other goods into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2018, 11:25 AM

Border Police find 6 phones in smuggler's body intended for jail

Israeli Border Police officers arrest same Arab for second time trying to cross security fence in Jerusalem area.Mordechai Sones, 5/24/2018, 12:07 PM

French consulate worker to be tried in Israel

France allows consulate worker who smuggled weapons from Gaza to Judea, Samaria, to be tried in Israel.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2018, 7:57 PM

Report: Airport workers helped Georgians infiltrate Israel

Two airport workers are suspected of helping Georgians infiltrate Israel in exchange for thousands of dollars.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2017, 12:20 PM

Gaza: Authorities foil attempt to smuggle 1.5 tons of tobacco

Crossings Authority supervisors find tobacco hidden in bags of chicken vitamins.Kobi Finkler, 11/9/2017, 2:41 PM

Official who allowed uninspected PA eggs into Israel sentenced

Shai Moshe was bribed to allow shipments of unchecked eggs from Palestinian Authority to be brought into Israel on a weekly basis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2017, 2:57 PM

Suspicious car and a heavy bag: Arab caught smuggling weapons

IDF soldier says suspicious car had no license plates, trunk contained unusually heavy bag.Ido Ben Porat, 10/30/2017, 11:28 AM

Plot to smuggle cell phones to terrorists uncovered

Employees at canteen company paid thousands of shekels per device to smuggle phones to terrorists in drink containers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2017, 5:07 PM

Hobby Lobby smuggling scandal exposed

Christian US company forefeits artifacts, pays $3 million after prosecutors accuse them of looting, theft, and smuggling.Chana Roberts, 7/7/2017, 11:25 AM

Russia: Earrings worth half million dollars confiscated

Israeli woman travels to Russia - and customs authorities confiscate her earrings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2017, 11:44 AM

The plan: Smuggle 9000 eggs over the fence

Border guards catch Arabs attempting to transfer 9,000 eggs over security fence and into arms of waiting Israeli accomplice.Ido Ben Porat, 6/17/2017, 9:57 PM

Security forces foil smuggling attempt

Israeli security officials discover Israeli Arabs attempting to smuggle pistol and magazines past checkpoint.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2017, 9:20 AM

Foiled: Huge smuggled shipment of cigars

Authorities foil attempt to smuggle huge quantities of cigars into Israel.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 5/8/2017, 3:12 PM

Tourist smuggles cigarettes 'to make easy money'

94 packets of cigarettes discovered in tourists' suitcases by customs officials at Ovda airport near Eilat.Ido Ben Porat, 4/25/2017, 10:45 AM

5 tons of tobacco brought to Israel as 'sawdust'

Arabs smuggle five tons of tobacco intended for sale in Palestinian Authority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2017, 11:38 AM

Legion of Honour to Prof. Justus Rosenberg, 96, for saving Jews

Jewish but Aryan-looking Rosenberg joined anti-fascist network aiming to save Jews, helped smuggle 2000 out of France.AFP, 4/1/2017, 10:28 PM

Sharks spotted - in Jerusalem?

Police uncover sharks smuggled into Old City of Jerusalem after spotting suspicious tail sticking out of box.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2017, 9:49 AM

'Glass cups' turn out to be smuggled cigars

Authorities arrest three suspects for involvement in smuggling illegal cigars into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2017, 1:47 PM

Two Arabs suspected of massive purchase in Eilat to avoid VAT

Arabs go on 3-day shopping spree in duty-free Eilat, buy 450 Similac cans for total of 35,000 NIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2017, 12:38 PM

2 tons of tobacco smuggled in pots

Nitzana customs authorities find 200,000 NIS worth of tobacco hidden in pots imported by the Palestinian Authority.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 2/26/2017, 10:48 AM

Israeli authorities foil ancient Roman coin smuggling attempt

Customs authorities foil attempt to smuggle 53 historical coins dating from Roman period.Ido Ben Porat, 2/19/2017, 3:21 PM

Israeli security discovers two PA Arabs trying to smuggle birds

Israeli security forces discover two PA Arabs attempting to smuggle birds into Israel by strapping them into their pants legs.Chana Roberts, 1/22/2017, 10:31 AM

Drama at the airport on the way to Eilat

Security discovers metal pipe shaped like grenade during screening. Traveler on way to Eilat taken for questioning.Reut Hadar, 1/9/2017, 5:56 PM

Smuggling cell hides cameras inside washing machines

Security forces nab smuggling ring passing dual-use equipment to Hamas' military wing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2017, 2:43 PM

Watch: Foiled attempt to smuggle cell phones to terrorists

After Arab MK questioned over alleged smuggling of cell phones to jailed Hamas terrorists, prison officials foil new smuggling attempt.Ido Ben Porat, 12/19/2016, 11:21 AM

Gazan fisherman indicted for smuggling equipment

Indictment filed against Gazan fisherman for smuggling diving equipment to Hamas.Shlomo Pyotrokovsky, 11/6/2016, 1:43 PM

Hezbollah collaborators arrested in Galilee

A number of Galilee residents have been arrested on suspicion of collaborating with Hizbullah to smuggle explosive devices into Israel.Yoel Domb, 10/6/2016, 2:24 PM

Gaza vehicle-smugglers ring exposed

Security forces arrest smugglers involved in transporting off-road vehicles into Gaza for Hamas use.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2016, 12:17 PM

From Hamas to Hevron: $50,000

Security forces arrested a man yesterday, who took advantage of his commercial permit to smuggle money from Hamas in Gaza to Hevron.Kobi Finkler, 9/1/2016, 8:00 PM

Driver smuggled antiquities in Norway envoy's car

Norwegian Ambassador's chauffeur arrested in attempt to smuggle 10 kg of artifacts across the border in official car.Ari Soffer, 6/6/2016, 1:49 PM

Jordanian diplomat caught smuggling into Israel

Jordan embassy member nabbed sneaking gold bars and smartphones through border, just 1 month after EU representative did same.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2016, 6:05 PM

Gaza drone smuggling scheme thwarted

Transfer Authority and ISA agents seize tens of drones bound for Gaza terror groups.Kobi Finkler, 2/21/2016, 1:44 PM

The Israel Navy vet looking to solve EU smuggling

Drugs, people, weapons all smuggled daily through Europe via its 'back door' - the ocean. An IDF veteran is leading the fightback.Joe Dyke, 2/11/2016, 2:51 PM

EU representative in Israel caught smuggling

Gold bars and jewelry, hundreds of smartphones, and steroids all worth $2.5 million found in car of EU diplomat entering from Jordan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2016, 4:38 PM

Inside customs' 'Intifada warehouse'

Israeli customs have seized hundreds of thousands of knives, explosives, military equipment, terror materials - all for Gaza and the PA.Tova Dvorin, 12/16/2015, 9:38 PM

'Soybean oil' to Gaza was actually rocket fuel

450 liters of TDI engine fuel disguised as the natural product caught by security forces - enough for dozens of rockets.Kobi Finkler, 11/16/2015, 4:36 PM

Smuggling attempt foiled at Tulkarm checkpoint

Driver from Tulkarm discovered with 100 kilograms of beef inside his tractor.Yedidyah Ben-Or, 11/15/2015, 12:13 PM