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Old 18-01-2020, 09:19   #1
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Luxury yachts caught smuggling Chinese immigrants

Oooops! Somebodyís going to lose their boat.

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Old 18-01-2020, 10:21   #2
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But the owner most probably did not know what his captain was using the yacht for.
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But the owner most probably did not know what his captain was using the yacht for.
I'm pretty sure that doesn't matter even a little...
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Old 18-01-2020, 13:41   #4
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Definitely not relevant, asset seizure still a huge issue in Amerika
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Pretty silly carrying all that cash along with your illegal cargo
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If you don't think you will get caught you don't think you will get caught.
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Re: Luxury yachts caught smuggling Chinese immigrants

Just imagine how many drugs are smuggled into the US on private boats. There are so many little cubby holes on boats. But the people you deal with on both ends of a trip would be more dangerous.

The US coast line is guarded pretty good but not well enough. Only one time I was approached in the Puget sound by HLS coming in from sea. The Admiralty inlet is a busy channel. Iíd think they would be all over the place.
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If you don't think you will get caught you don't think you will get caught.
Ive known a few folks who thought like that...I think most of them are out of prison by now.
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Would be willing to bet that ALL the drug busts of small time individuals on their own boats are because someone dropped a dime on them.
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Back I guess in the 70’s and 80’s in the SE US, many a crop duster made a good living in the off season drug smuggling, think about it, who is better at flying under Radar than a crop duster?
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Back I guess in the 70ís and 80ís in the SE US, many a crop duster made a good living in the off season drug smuggling, think about it, who is better at flying under Radar than a crop duster?
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