Man arrested for animal cruelty and illegally imported meat

Man arrested for animal cruelty and illegally imported meat

Oct. 3, 2019, 10:05 a.m.
A man has been arrested near Nyon in canton Vaud for carrying 72 kilos of illegally imported meat and cosmetic produc...
Couple fined EUR 20 for having eaten croissants

Couple fined EUR 20 for having eaten croissants

Oct. 3, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
A couple from Sankt Gallen are fuming for being fined EUR 20 by German customs officers for having an incorrect recei...
Teddy bear hiding drugs intercepted at customs

Teddy bear hiding drugs intercepted at customs

July 16, 2019, 9:54 a.m.
Customs officers have intercepted a large consignment of marijuana hidden inside a teddy bear.
Swiss customs app brings in over CHF 1 million

Swiss customs app brings in over CHF 1 million

July 3, 2019, 10:15 a.m.
The Swiss customs office says they have netted more than a million francs since they released a mobile phone app to a...
More illegal medicines being stopped at border

More illegal medicines being stopped at border

May 3, 2019, 5:57 a.m.
Customs officers are seizing more and more illegal pharmaceutical drugs – leading to concerns of safety.
Seized tarantulas destined for Switzerland conservation violation

Seized tarantulas destined for Switzerland conservation violation

April 5, 2019, 8:30 a.m.
German customs officers have seized a package of tarantulas destined for Switzerland.
A kilo of drugs found at Zurich Airport in toy truck

A kilo of drugs found at Zurich Airport in toy truck

Aug. 15, 2018, 10:11 a.m.
Customs officials at Zurich Airport have discovered a package of one kilogramme of marijuana in a children's push...
Officers seize drugs in combined operation

Officers seize drugs in combined operation

Jan. 17, 2018, 5:43 a.m.
Italian border guards have seized drugs worth more than a million francs on the Swiss border.
Campaign to legalize cannabis moves ahead

Campaign to legalize cannabis moves ahead

Jan. 5, 2018, 10:55 a.m.
The campaign to legalize cannabis in Switzerland has taken a step forward. The group ‘Legalize it!’ has r...
Warnings over illegal pharmaceuticals on sale

Warnings over illegal pharmaceuticals on sale

Sept. 26, 2017, 9:43 a.m.
Swiss authorities are warning about illegal pharmaceuticals could be on sale in the country after a seizure at the bo...
Zurich customs officer surprised by mysterious crate

Zurich customs officer surprised by mysterious crate

April 26, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
Zurich customs officers had a surprise when they opened two large wooden crates coming through the airport.
Customs officers seize art from Zurich hotel

Customs officers seize art from Zurich hotel

March 8, 2017, 7:10 a.m.
Customs officers have seized a variety of art works from a five star hotel in Zurich over a tax dispute.
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