Keyword: drug smuggling

Death sentence for French man in Indonesia drug smuggling case

Félix Dorfin, 35, who was arrested last September on the Indonesian island of Lombok carrying a suitcase filled with about three kilos of drugs, including ecstasy and amphetamines, has been sentenced to death by a local court despite a recommendation by prosecutors that he serve 20 years in jail. 

'Air Cocaine' drug-trafficking trial opens in France

The trial has opened in Aix-en-Provence of nine people, including two former French military pilots, a customs officer and a celebrity bodyguard, accused of running a trans-Atlantic cocaine smuggling scam between the Dominican Republic and France using a Dassault executive jet, in a case marked by intrigue and derring-do escapes.