Over 50,000 people denied entry into Switzerland since lockdown beganApril 27, 2020, 8:56 a.m.
56,000 people have been denied entry at Swiss customs since March 13, with around 150 fines imposed every day - accor...
Man arrested for animal cruelty and illegally imported meatOct. 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 croissantsOct. 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 customsJuly 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 millionJuly 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 borderMay 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 violationApril 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 truckAug. 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 operationJan. 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 aheadJan. 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 saleSept. 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 crateApril 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 hotelMarch 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.