North Charleston armored vehicle firm, executives fined in export scheme

The federal government Wednesday said it levied a $3.5 million fine against North Charleston-based Streit Group and two of its officers to settle charges they illegally transferred armored vehicles to users in foreign countries.

No place for secrets in fighting crime

When witnesses clam up or disappear — and suspected criminals are released as a result — the good guys lose. Police, whose hands are tied, lament that not enough citizens help them get bad guys off the streets.


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