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U.S. Customs Officer Helped Smuggle Illegal Aliens for Profit

A federal jury in El Paso, Texas, found a former customs officer guilty of illegal alien smuggling for financial gain, and aiding and abetting illegal alien smuggling for financial gain. He was also convicted on two counts of accepting a bribe.

Pork Tamales seized (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Customs Seizes, Destroys 450 Illegal Pork Tamales

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) seized and destroyed 450 illegal pork tamales from an airline passenger arriving at LAX from Mexico on November 2. The passenger was also caught lying about the contents of his luggage.