illicit business

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ISLAMABAD -- Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) Monday said a group of criminals involved in illicit business of manufacturing spurious, unregistered and substandard drugs was trying to defame the authority's officer, who took stand to stop their illegal activities and refused to bow to their pressure for compromise.
We have been highlighting the pressing problems of the people off and on suggesting to Governments of the day to take specific measures to curtail adulteration in food and the unhampered sale of substandard, fake and spurious medicine in all parts of Balochistan with its headquarters in Quetta where thousands of people are involved in this illicit business earning more and more.
Because of the lucrative nature of black-market sales, criminal groups like the Zetas, the Caballeros Templarios, and Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion (CJNJ) are now involved in the illicit business in a major way.
She spent almost PS500,000 on designer goods, including exclusive handbags, using profits from her illicit business.
The illicit business of LNG is going on at full swing at the sectors of H/8, G/8, G/7 and G/6 of Islamabad ,whereas in the suburb of Islamabad, the vicinities including Taramri, Tarlai, Khana Pul, Ali Pur, Chak Shahzad ,Golra and Bari Imam are the famous sale points , where LNG is being sold without any check.
Pax Mangudadatu has warned drug pushers and traffickers in the province to stop their illicit business or else they would face the full force of the law.
In wake of the wide-ranging investigation, concluded in December 2014, the Saudi court found 45 people guilty, including senior officials, on charges of bribery, misuse of power and public funds, money laundering and illicit business operations.
But his main illicit business interests include terror funding, drug trafficking and counterfeiting and is reportedly behind a plan to flood India with fake bank notes.
An effective high anti-corruption authority will improve the arsenal of the government in its fight against corruption and illicit business practices.
Hezbollah continues to raise significant sums of money through illicit business and smuggling in the tri-border area of Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina, as well as in other free trade zones in the region.
The illicit business has targeted scores of vessels sailed by Dutch, British, American and Australian servicemen that were overpowered by Japanese forces during battles in the Java Sea.
The drugs were found inside his room and he was accompanied by a friend at the time of the arrest but he testified that his friend had nothing to do with the illicit business.