OTHER THINGS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED – OCTOBER 21

21st October 2018

INDONESIAN NAVY FOILS BABY LOBSTERS SMUGGLING

Antara News on 21st October reported that the baby lobsters, packed in about 54 long plastic bags stuffed into 5 ice-cooled boxes of Styrofoam.  Each plastic bag is estimated to contain 200 babies of sand lobster aged around 3 weeks.  It is thought the lobsters were to be smuggled into Singapore.

https://en.antaranews.com/news/119746/indonesian-navy-foils-baby-lobsters-smuggling-in-riau

ALBANIA: FORMER HEAD OF PRISON DEPARTMENT ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF CORRUPTION

ATA in Albania reported on 21st October that Arben Cuko, who previously was head of the National Guard and also is an ex-lawmaker of the governing Socialist Party, was fired in September as prisons chief after little more than a year in the post.  He is said to be suspected of being involved in a group that falsified documents for the sale of public land.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/top-ex-albanian-official-arrested-on-suspicion-of-corruption/2018/10/21/5b305f02-d558-11e8-8384-bcc5492fef49_story.html?utm_term=.d86baa97162f

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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