A federal worker with U.S. Customs and Border Protection has pleaded guilty to taking more than $350,000 in kickbacks to help a private company win a $24 million technology contract.
Kentucky’s Agriculture Department sued the federal government Wednesday, seeking the release of imported hemp seeds that have been held up by customs officials.
Customs officials say 20 small black raw chickens were seized from a passenger arriving from Vietnam at Dulles International Airport outside Washington.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it has seized more than 200 pounds of an illegal stimulant from the Middle East that was shipped as air freight to Dulles International Airport.
During a routine customs check in a Munich airport, a man was found to be in possession of almost 50 assorted lizards and reptiles. When asked, he told airport officials that the animals were his dinner, and even offered to bite the head off of one to prove his claim.
Customs officials at Dulles Airport seized 924 packs of cigarettes from a passenger who was returning to the United States from Vietnam earlier this week.