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[Fiji, Korea - South] Cigarette smuggling

According to the Health Minister Dr Neil Sharma, smuggling of illicit cigarettes was a global issue. Dr Sharma, who just returned from an international meeting on the Framework on Convention on Tobacco in South Korea last week, said smuggling of illicit
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Nov 22, 2012 06:32

[Connecticut] Moffa admits disguising tobacco shop donations to speaker

One year ago, David "Buffalo" Moffa was hatching a conspiracy in a Waterbury tobacco shop to violate campaign finance laws and corrupt the state legislature. Moffa pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in New Haven to participating in the illegal scheme
Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added Nov 4, 2012 12:27

[Europe, Malta] AG hands Dalli report to the police

Malta's Attorney General has submitted the EU's anti-fraud agency report to the police.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 29, 2012 16:28

[Missouri, New York] Untaxed cigarettes behind federal raid on Seneca Nation warehouse

Federal agents conducted a raid related to cigarettes on a warehouse on a Seneca Nation reservation in western New York on Wednesday, a witness said.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 27, 2012 09:45

[Canada] Illegal cigarettes cost Ottawa millions in lost tax

"RCMP has estimated 175 organized gangs are making millions and millions of dollars from this, and investing it into drugs, guns, even human smuggling," Grant claimed. A statement on the RCMP's website backs that claim.
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 14, 2012 08:20

[Virginia] GALUSZKA: The cigarette pipeline starts in Va.

The Right to Smoke crowd is indirectly to blame because they have helped shoot down every attempt to hike the state's low tobacco tax rates. It is ironic, because they often harangue the state about deficit spending while shutting off an obvious source o
Washington Post
added Sep 10, 2012 17:38

[South Africa] Zimbabwe's illicit smokes flow into SA

Zimbabweans smoke more than five million cigarettes a day. But the really big money is made through an illicit cigarette trade in which Zimbabwean products end up being sold in South Africa.
Business Day (za)
added Sep 9, 2012 22:11

Virginia crime panel examining cigarette trafficking

Cigarette smuggling has become so lucrative that organized crime is getting involved, and many former drug dealers have switched to peddling contraband smokes instead of narcotics, the Virginia State Crime Commission was told Wednesday.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 5, 2012 17:17

Brazilian states of Alagoas and Bahia to export tobacco to China

Macau Hub (mo)
added Aug 30, 2012 01:42

[Slovakia] Smuggling tunnel found under EU border with Ukraine

A 700-metre tunnel with its own train used for smuggling has been discovered running between Slovakia and Ukraine, the Slovak government said on Thursday.
added Jul 24, 2012 11:44
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