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BOC NAIA seizes P660,000 worth of illegal drugs in parcels

BOC NAIA seizes P660,000 worth of illegal drugs in parcels

Feb. 4 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has intercepted 71.6 grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride, locally known as shabu, and 97 anti-anxiety tablets (Valium), with a total estimated street value of P660,000 and contained in various outbound parcels at a warehouse...

BOC insists it auctioned off only tapioca starch, not shabu

BOC insists it auctioned off only tapioca starch, not shabu

May. 31 | During the raid in Malabon warehouse on May 23. Photo from the Bureau of Customs. The Bureau of Customs (BOC) said that what it auctioned off last month was a shipment of tapioca starch and not methamphetamine hydrochloride (locally known as shabu). The...

Criminal cases filed against perpetrators of P46M smuggling bids

Criminal cases filed against perpetrators of P46M smuggling bids

Mar. 29 | Image by Pettycon from Pixabay The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has filed criminal charges against six individuals involved in smuggling various items and contraband worth a total of P46.42 million. Filed before the Department of Justice on March 8 was a case...

Customs foils shabu shipment worth P1.8B

Customs foils shabu shipment worth P1.8B

Mar. 23 | The Bureau of Customs-Manila International Container Port (MICP) intercepted ‪on Friday night a shipment from China containing 276 packs of methamphetamine (shabu) weighing a total of 276 kilos. Estimated to be worth P1.8 billion, the illegal drugs...

BOC temporarily under military

BOC temporarily under military

Oct. 29 | President Rodrigo Duterte said the Philippine military will take over operations at the Bureau of Customs (BOC) as he reiterated that all officials and employees of the agency will be placed on floating status. “They will be replaced all—all of them—by...

Guerrero excited, but apprehensive over appointment as BOC commissioner

Guerrero excited, but apprehensive over appointment as BOC commissioner

Oct. 27 | New Customs commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero. Photo from the website of the Maritime Industry authority where Guerrero was previously administrator. Rey Leonardo Guerrero said he is excited but “may konting (with a little) apprehension” following...

Lapeña: Drug controversy a “stage drama” possibly concocted by drug syndicates

Lapeña: Drug controversy a “stage drama” possibly concocted by drug syndicates

Oct. 23 | Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña at the Oct 23 press conference on the illegal drug controversy. Photo courtesy of the Bureau of Customs. Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña pointed to drug syndicates as possibly behind allegations that the Bureau...

Lapeña still has Duterte’s trust

Lapeña still has Duterte’s trust

Oct. 20 | Customs Commissioner Isidro Lapeña continues to enjoy the full trust of President Rodrigo Duterte despite the brewing issue of P6.8 billion worth of illegal drugs that allegedly slipped past the Bureau of Customs (BOC), according to presidential spokesperson...

BOC orders opening of abandoned containers following shabu shipment slip

BOC orders opening of abandoned containers following shabu shipment slip

Aug. 11 | Customs commissioner Isidro Lapeña has ordered the opening of all abandoned containers at Manila ports after P6.8 billion worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) shipments apparently slipped past the agency. At a press conference on Saturday,...

Customs seizes P133M in illegal drugs at NAIA, Clark airport 

Customs seizes P133M in illegal drugs at NAIA, Clark airport 

Jun. 26 | The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has intercepted 17.96 kilograms of methamphetamine hydrochloride (shabu) and 1.03 kilos of marijuana estimated to be worth P133.6 million in Pasay City and in Clark, Pampanga. Seized inside a cargo warehouse at Ninoy Aquino...