The ways things are smuggled is limited only by the imagination of the smuggler. Oh the stories I could tell but my BORTAG friends might not want me sharing. Suffice to say nothing in the news is ever a surprise.
"The purpose of fighting is to win. There is no possible victory in defense. The sword is more important than the shield and skill is more important than either. The final weapon is the brain. All else is supplemental." - John Steinbeck