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New Zealand customs: Give Kim Dotcom info to FBI for ‘brownie points’

Kim Dotcom

A senior Customs official told colleagues in charge of highly personal information they could earn “brownie points” if they passed secrets to the FBI. The offer was made by a Customs executive whose job was to oversee one of the organisation’s most sensitive units. Greg Davis was the operations manager of Customs’ Integrated Targeting Operations Centre when it was opened ... Read More »

Australian Customs involved in drug smuggling

Australian customs drugs

Up to 30 Customs officers have been accused of receiving bribes to turn a blind eye to the import of drugs and illegal precursor chemicals through Sydney International Airport. The allegations are believed to follow several months of surveillance by the Australian Federal Police after officers were tipped off about the racket. The Federal Police last night refused to comment ... Read More »