The four were found guilty and sentenced to 25 years in prison for letting 71 men, women and children suffocate inside a truck in 2015. The gang smuggled more than 1,100 people from Hungary into Austria since February 2015.
The UN says smugglers forced some 180 Ethiopian and Somalis off their boat into rough seas. Over 100 were rescued, six confirmed dead. This was the second such incident in the past two days.
Orchids are one of the most smuggled plants worldwide. In countries like South Korea, authorities are cracking down on the smuggling business by offering thousand of dollars in exchange for information on the illegal trade.
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