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...authority OKs Customs partnership CHARLESTON - The State Ports Authority hopes a new security partnership with the U.S. Customs Service will speed cargo through the Port of Charleston. The Ports Authority agreed to join the Customs Trade Partnership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/03/met_380182.shtml
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AUGUSTAJury indicts man in friend's death A Hephzibah man accused of shooting a friend this summer has been indicted on charges of murder and a weapons violation. The Richmond County grand jury issued an indictment Tuesday, accusing Dale W. Reece, 37, of felony and malice murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime in the July 7 shooting of 50-year-old James H. Johnson.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/26/met_322485.shtml
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Man charged with helping hijackers get phony I.D.

...crew members and passengers. "We're working on an interagency basis with the FBI, immigration officials, the U.S. Customs Service and other law enforcement agencies in checking the names we get against their databases in order to ensure national...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/24/nat_322360.shtml
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McCormick: Sweepstakes scams victimize seniors

The Better Business Bureau and the U.S. Customs Service warn senior citizens not to fall prey to a recent international telemarketing scam. Senior citizens throughout Canada and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/02/bus_310434.shtml
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Aiken site will house UPS center

...facility won't touch a single United Parcel Service package. They will use computers to process packages for the U.S. Customs Service and other government agencies as they move across American borders. Spokesman Mark Dickens said Monday that the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/06/bus_305209.shtml
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Arrests produce $226,000

...did not believe his client did either. The Augusta investigation was a cooperative investigation involving the U.S. Customs Service, the DEA, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Richmond County Sheriff's Department and the Columbia County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/03/met_298339.shtml
Metro
Cocaine sting nets two arrests

...following account of the arrests: The Augusta investigation began with a confidential source introduced by the U.S. Customs Service and the Richmond County Sheriff's Department. The source, who had been indicted in the District of Columbia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/02/met_298089.shtml
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...guilty Thursday to one count of conspiracy and four counts of trafficking in stolen merchandise, according to the U.S. Customs Service. Travel agencies in California, Georgia, Illinois, Florida, Michigan and Iowa were targeted for holdups and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/18/met_291902.shtml
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Businessman bribed Olympic official

...was begun in December and now involves the Justice Department, the FBI, the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Customs Service. In a statement, Simmons said he used fake contracts and phony invoices to conceal the fact that John Kim's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/04/oth_267138.shtml
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Tariffs on steel possible

...home-market prices triggers a full investigation that could lead to tariffs by this summer. In the meantime, the U.S. Customs Service will collect cash deposits or bonds from imports to cover any duties later applied retroactively. Commerce Secretary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/13/bus_253186.shtml
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