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His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet

I am writing this at the behest of my advocate, Mr Andrew Sinclair, who since my incarceration here in Inverness has treated me with a degree of civility I in no way deserve.

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His Bloody Project - Graeme Macrae Burnet

I couldn’t resist taking a closer look at this book which has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016 when I realised that it made a neat fit with my recent historical crime reads, both factual and fictionalised. 601 more words

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Body scanners stopping inmates from backdoor drug smuggling, ministry says

More than a month after the Ottawa jail’s body scanner became operational, the ministry of community safety and correctional services said they have yet to seize a single piece of contraband. 502 more words

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N1b Worth of Contraband Products Impound In Owerri

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone C, Owerri has recorded a total of two hundred and thirty-one (231) seizures of contraband goods with an overall Duty Paid Value (DPV) of one billion, nine hundred and fifty-seven million, five hundred and twenty nine thousand, three hundred and seventy-five naira (N 1,957,529,375.00) in the third quarter of the year 2016. 456 more words



The only way this is going to get interesting and work is if I give you all my thoughts no matter how crazy thats the damn Contrab&nd. 232 more words


Contraband Live

Contraband Live! The first in a new series of poetry events, brought to you by poetry publisher Contraband + the Charterhouse Bar.

Featuring poetry by Linus Slug and Andrew Spragg, the launch of Stephen Mooney’s trilogy of poetry books and a performance by Special Guest Stars montenegrofisher! 42 more words


Two men jailed for vans full of contraband cigarettes

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Two Singaporean men were sentenced to jail on Thursday (Oct 6) for dealing with contraband cigarettes worth about S$262,600 in duties and taxes, Singapore Customs said on Sunday.  205 more words

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