Prosecution Proceeds against Indonesia Ship Captain and Crew for Alien Smuggling

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Monday, February 1, 1993
Author: 
Volume: 
9
Issue: 
2
80
Abstract: 
During the fourth week of January 1993, indictments were returned against the captain and nine crew members, all Indonesian nationals, of a Honduran-registered breakbulk vessel for conspiracy and aiding and abetting alien smuggling. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California had put before a grand jury proposed indictments against the captain and crew of a ship that allegedly was used to smuggle 180 Chinese refugees in squalid conditions in the ship’s hold into the United States…[more]