24Sep 20, 2000
Customs Inspections Procedures
Mr. Kelly talked about the work of the Customs Service, the need for new equipment, the importation of illegal drugs, and the emergence of “cybercrime.”
He also responded to ...
85Jul 31, 2000
Ecstasy and Club Drugs Conference
Speakers and video presentations outlined the dangers and prevalence of “ecstasy” and other
club drugs. Dance clubs and “raves” were likened to crack houses where ...
13Mar 17, 2000
Terrorism, Narcotics and Trade in 2000
Mr. Kelly talked about the U.S. Customs Service and their role in detecting and intercepting contraband. Among the issues he addressed were combating terrorism, drug interdiction, and ...
23Dec 20, 1999
Treasury Department officials talked with reporters about U.S. border security and terrorism. They also presented awards to three customs inspectors responsible for the arrest of Ahmed Ressam, ...
81Jun 21, 1999
Drug Money Laundering
Witnesses testified about efforts and initiatives to curb money laundering schemes in Colombia which use black market peso exchanges in order to support drug trafficking and smuggling operations ...
67May 20, 1999
U.S. Customs Service Passenger Inspections
Ms. Buritica and Ms. Denson testified that they were detained by
Customs agents, strip-searched and forced to consume laxatives when
returning to the U.S. They said that they ...