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  • AS&E Detection Solutions Deliver Proven Results

    Most Notable 2015 Seizures from Around the World

    2015 American Science and Engineering, Inc.

  • Supporting our customers critical missions

    AS&E is proud to support the critical missions of our customers in their ongoing efforts to detect drugs, explosives, weapons, and contraband. The following Most Notable 2015 Seizures from Around the World were assisted by AS&Es range of detection solutions.

    Its important to note that these seizures represent only a small fraction of the seizures that take place every day. Thousands of seizures are not publicly reported so that our customers can maintain effective operations.

    While many of the following seizures are among those publicly reported, in some cases we are unable to disclose the customer in order to ensure the security of their continuing missions.

    2015 American Science and Engineering, Inc.

  • 1. Over $9 million in trade and tax revenue in three months

    AFRICA

    2015 American Science and Engineering, Inc.

    A large seizure of smuggled plastic goods, which are prohibited.

    In a three-month operation, a customs organization in Africa exceeded their annual revenue target by collecting more than $9 million in trade and tax revenue.

    A single ZBV mobile cargo inspection system scanned more than 12,000 containers moving through the port, helping officials quickly and efficiently perform manifest verification, and facilitate the collection of duties and taxes.

    http://www.as-e.com/products-solutions/cargo-vehicle-inspection/mobile/product/zbv

  • 2. Thousands of kilos of chemicals used to create VBIEDs

    MIDDLE EAST

    2015 American Science and Engineering, Inc.

    In the Middle East in November 2015, the ZBV mobile scanning systems Z Backscatter technology helped detect chemicals used to make improvised explosive devices that were hidden in the back of a truck.

  • 3. Over $1 million in U.S. currency seized in the Middle East

    MIDDLE EAST

    2015 American Science and Engineering, Inc.

    In December 2015 at a key checkpoint in the Middle East, the ZBV system detected over $1 million in U.S. currency hidden in the rear panel and fender of a vehicle.

  • 4. Cocaine valued at $2.13 million seized in Hong Kong

    ASIA

    2015 American Science and Engineering, Inc.

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    At the Hong Kong International Airport, AS&Es Gemini parcel and baggage inspection system detected 2.2 kilograms of suspected cocaine worth approximately $2.13 million. The cocaine was found in false compartments in a rucksack.

    http://www.as-e.com/products-solutions/parcel-inspection/checkpoint-mailroom-small-parcel/product/gemini-6040http://www.customs.gov.hk/en/publication_press/press/index_id_1278.html

  • 5. Drugs discovered among baggage on buses in China

    ASIA

    2015 American Science and Engineering, Inc.

    In July 2015, the Yunnan MOPS Drug Enforcement Agency used the MINI Z handheld imaging system to scan baggage at various checkpoints along bus routes and successfully seized drugs hidden in the luggage of a passenger bus.

    Source: Police News Update

    http://www.as-e.com/products-solutions/parcel-inspection/handheld-inspection/product/MINI-Zhttp://mp.weixin.qq.com/s?__biz=MzAxOTA5NjE4Mg==&mid=207741969&idx=1&sn=fe611f2feae2af917c0792657988557b&scene=1

  • 6. Heroin valued at $700,000 found in a container in Malaysia

    ASIA

    2015 American Science and Engineering, Inc.

    The Royal Malaysian Police leveraged the ZBV mobile cargo and vehicle inspection system to help uncover 34 kilograms of pure heroin worth RM 3 million ($700,000) hidden among hay and horse feed in a container from Pakistan.

    Source: www.hmetro.com

    http://www.hmetro.com.my/node/66371

  • 7. Heroin valued at $360,000 discovered in a vehicle door

    NORTH AMERICA

    2015 American Science and Engineering, Inc.

    In January 2015, 11.25 pounds of heroin with a street value of $360,000 were seized in El Paso, Texas, with the help of our Z Portal system that scanned a vehicle entering the port from Mexico. The heroin was hidden in the driver-side rear door compartment.

    Source: OA Online

    http://www.oaoa.com/news/article_200308e6-a1ac-11e4-bfb8-db758d998028.htmlhttp://www.as-e.com/products-solutions/cargo-vehicle-inspection/drive-through/product/z-portal-for-passenger-vehicles

  • 8. U.S. Public Safety officials find $275,000 in cooler lining

    NORTH AMERICA

    2015 American Science and Engineering, Inc.

    Using our MINI Z handheld scanner, U.S. Public Safety officials discovered $275,000 of U.S. currency concealed in the liner of a cooler in the cab of a truck.

    http://www.as-e.com/products-solutions/parcel-inspection/handheld-inspection/product/MINI-Z

  • 9. Over 800 kg of cocaine seized in Peru

    SOUTH AMERICA

    2015 American Science and Engineering, Inc.

    The narcotics division of the Peru National Police seized more than 800 kilos of cocaine with the help of the ZBV mobile system. The seizures were a result of drug raids that took place in Cusco and Ayacucho as part of an overall effort to combat drug trafficking in the region.

    Source: Grupo RPP

    http://rpp.pe/peru/actualidad/policia-decomisa-mas-de-800-kilos-de-droga-en-cusco-y-ayacucho-noticia-766888http:/rpp.pe/peru/actualidad/policia-decomisa-mas-de-800-kilos-de-droga-en-cusco-y-ayacucho-noticia-766888

  • 10. Over 9,000 packs of smuggled cigarettes seized in Poland

    EUROPEAN UNION

    2015 American Science and Engineering, Inc.

    Poland Customs discovered 9,000 packs of smuggled cigarettes, valued at 23,600($26,000), with the help of the ZBV mobile cargo and vehicle scanner.

    The cigarettes (commonly smuggled across borders to avoid paying duties and taxes) were hidden in a secret, remote-controlled hatch in the roof of a truck driver's cab.

    Source: news.21.by

    http://www.as-e.com/uploads/documents/Poland_Cigarette_Seizure_News.21.BY.pdf

  • Additional 2015 news & seizures on Twitter @ase_detects

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    About American Science and Engineering, Inc.American Science and Engineering, Inc. (AS&E) is the trusted global provider of threat and contraband detection solutions for ports, borders, military, critical infrastructure, law enforcement, and aviation. With over 50 years of experience, AS&E offers proven, advanced, X-ray inspection systems to combat terrorism, drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and trade fraud. AS&E systems are designed in a variety of configurations for cargo and vehicle inspection, parcel inspection, and personnel screening. Using a combination of advanced technologies, these systems provide superior detection capabilities, with high-energy, dual-energy, and Z Backscatter X-rayspioneered and perfected by AS&E.

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