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Companies face piracy charges

...future piracy. Compunet Systems, in Griffin, and Tierra Computer Inc., in Doraville, were investigated by the U.S. Customs Service and now face criminal indictments, according to a Microsoft corporate attorney. Tierra Computer has already settled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/17/tec_295797.shtml
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Port-management deal must not stand

...the contract for those harbors. Overall security is still the responsibility of the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Customs Service, and Port Authority police, but those who physically unload the ships and containers are under the control and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/26/op_59555.shtml
Opinion columns
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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Internet communities team up on tipline

...The tipline contains a form that standardizes incident reporting and forwards the information to the FBI, the U.S. Customs Service, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and local law enforcement officials. "We always used to tell our kids...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/10/tec_223876.shtml
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Local and area briefs

...release from U.S. Attorney Donnie Dixon states the indictment stems from a lengthy joint operation by the FBI, U.S. Customs Service, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Richmond County Sheriff's Department. Power generation slowed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/29/met_207520.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Board of Education
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
Business
Security technology and how they work

...imager that penetrates clothing to reveal clandestine weapons or explosives taped to the body, is used by the U.S. Customs Service at five airports to search people for drugs. Critics earlier had objected to the device's ability to "undress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/12/tec_325971.shtml
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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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Judge denies bond in cocaine case

...S. Attorney J. Michael Faulkner said. "This is not a normal case," Mr. Faulkner said. According to the U.S. Customs Service agent who testified Friday morning, Mr. Blyden was involved in a group that moved tons of cocaine and millions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/03/met_258063.shtml
Metro
Commerce rules in favor of stainless steel producers

...Commerce issued a preliminary finding that the product has been sold here at up to 59 percent below cost, meaning the U.S. Customs Service will begin to collect a bond or deposit to make up the difference. The department now must issue a final ruling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/19/bus_247824.shtml
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