Reno Dwi Putra, a civil servant who worked for the Ngurah Rai International Airport was arrested at Hang Nadim International Airport for attempting to smuggle 3kg of crystal methamphetamine from Pekanbaru to Surabaya. It is alleged Putra carried out the crime successfully on three other occasions.
Two workers at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport were arrested on charges of theft after they allegedly stole jewellery, purses, a handgun, a knife, clothing and electronics from passengers’ checked luggage between December 2019 until May 2020.
Reports emerged that the passport of the managing director of Mauritania Airlines, Amal Mint Maouloud, was confiscated by police as part of an investigation into corruption during her time as Mauritania’s minister for urban development and spatial planning.
16 police officers were arrested at OR Tambo International Airport in relation to a drug trafficking investigation. Another police officer is due to be arrested as part of the investigation after they complete a COVID-19 quarantine period. The police officers are accused of selling drugs that were confiscated from drug mules.
Carlos Victor Passapera Pinott, 53, a border patrol agent, was arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking. Pinott drove to a remote area of Lukeville Port of Entry, he then drove to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport where he placed two duffel bags into another vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle was stopped and searched…
Reports emerged that Alexander Slivko and Dina Kibets were detained in relation to embezzling Aeroflot of at least 250 million rubles (c. £2.5million). Others suspected to have been involved are Vladimir Aleksandrov, former deputy CEO of Aeroflot, and Tatiana Davydova, a former employee of Aeroflot’s legal department.
Keilin Lopez Lopez, a subcontractor at Cyril E. King Airport, was arrested for allegedly attempting to distribute 4.6kg of cocaine. Lopez removed a trashcan in the men’s toilets within the terminal and stuffed the cocaine into a small space within the wall. Police found the cocaine and were able to identify Lopez using CCTV footage.
Reports emerged that five people were arrested by the Fiumicino Border Police as part of an investigation into corruption involving Fiumicino International Airport. One of the five people arrested was a senior ENAC official. Allegedly, those that were arrested ordered public workers to ignore irregularities. One of the officials that was arrested, a 58-year-old man,…
A 42-year-old general manager and a 37-year-old duty manager of a lounge at Indira Gandhi International Airport were arrested for allegedly sexually harassing a 26-year-old female colleague over a six-month period. The victim alleged that she was fired from her role on 7 July for not giving into the mens’ sexual harassment.
Approximately €800,000 (c. £720k) worth of luxury goods were stolen from containers that were due to be loaded onto aircraft at Henri Coandă Airport. Stolen goods included perfumes, minibars, various drinks, watches, jewellery, cosmetics, and bags. Police subsequently investigated employees of the Bucharest Airports National Company, dnata Catering SRL Romania, and other companies that operate…