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Concept.png Smuggling 
The prohibited transshipment of goods across borders. Drug smuggling, in particular, is a major source of cash for deep state groups.

Smuggling is the illegal transshipment, e.g. across borders of nation states. The dynamics of the operation are easily understood, but the extent to which deep state groups do this is unclear to those whose rely on commercially-controlled media for their information on this topic.


Full article: Drug smuggling
A 2007 crash of a CIA plane found to be carrying tonnes of cocaine.

Drug smuggling is a major source of profits for deep state groups, and is a major explanation for the "war on drugs", which maintains the huge profits of this activity. Groups such as the DEA or the US Customs and Border Protection attack competition to deep state supported groups.

commercially-controlled media almost[1] uniformly tacitly support the official narrative that drugs are not smuggled on a large scale by state supported groups, so they have little or nothing to say about events such as the 2007 Yucatan Gulfstream drug crash of a plane, formerly used by the CIA for "extraordinary rendition", with a cargo of cocaine.

Animal trafficking

Eclectus parrots stuffed inside drainage pipes following a raid in Labuha, North Maluku.


People Trafficking

People are trafficked, e.g. for exploitation in the sex trade.



Cash is smuggled internationally as a part of money laundering efforts, which may be on a large scale. In 2016, Western Global Airlines N545JN flew 67 tonnes of newly printed banknotes from Germany to South Africa. A spokesman for the South African Reserve Bank explained the delivery was “a consignment of South African banknotes that was produced overseas as part of the SARB's annual production plan.”[2]

Bearer bonds

Over some years, a range of reports surfaced about the smuggling of bearer bonds on the Swiss-Italian border. The amounts involved were quite staggering - one hundred billion dollars or more, on even trillions of US dollars.[3][4][5][6]




Page nameDescription
Samuel BronfmanLiquor producer who made it big during the US Prohibition. Kept mobster ties afterwards, even while going respectable as a businessman
Jean Marie CretonA serial convicted weapon smuggler mentioned in a TV doc as mastermind between Dutch and Belgian Gladio divisions. Creton also was a supplier to the supposed perpetrators of the 2004 Madrid train bombings.
Drug smugglingThe covert transport of drugs. Although increasingly legal in some places, when not, governments clandestinely often get involved.
Ludwig Ivens
Francis Vanhee


Related Quotation

Far West“There are two kinds of businesses: those which flourish from peace and the strengthening of law and those which require the opposite - zones of incessant chaos like Chechnya Colombia Afghanistan where drugs can be grown or trafficked under the watch of PMCs.”Peter Dale Scott26 February 2006


Related Document

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:Estonia: Sunk due to n-cargo?Article17 May 1996Maarten RabaeyA summary of an article from the Belgian reporter Maarten Rabaey in the De Morgen newspaper from 27 April 1996 about details of the sinking of the ship, the so-called 'Felix Report' and the reasoning behind the almost immediate sealing of the wreck in a sarcophagus. Archive of this article here and here
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