Archive for the 'Smuggling' Category

ITALY – La polizia ha sequestrato le armi durante un controllo [Two handguns (and taser) in car: man charged in San Benedetto del Tronto (Adriatic coast)] (2011-11-04)

Posted on November 4 2011 by admin

THAILAND / UK – Thailand tourist put stun guns in post to himself (2011-10-15)

Posted on October 15 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS: How to get a taser if you live in a country where they are banned for the public? Easy! Get it sent by mail. But in this case the term “taser” appears to be used generically: “The court was told the items operated as torches until two metal pins were added, which can […]

UK – Stun Guns: Criminals’ New Weapon Of Choice (2011-10-13)

Posted on October 13 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS : Note: this article concerns stun-guns, so-called “generic tasers” – examples are given of costs of $20 only for a “taser”. Criminals are increasingly choosing illegally-acquired stun guns as their weapon of choice, a Sky News investigation has revealed. The devices are sold openly on market stalls in the Far East – and […]