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[Maryland] Ocean City men indicted in 2nd New York cigarette trafficking ring

shows brothers Basel and Samir Ramadan of Ocean City and Fahd Muthana of Brooklyn face multiple tax- and money laundering-related charges. “As we allege, the defendants ran a criminal trafficking ring that funneled over 1.25 million untaxed cigarettes in
DelmarvaNow.com
added Oct 21, 2018 19:32
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[Maryland, New York] Ramadans Indicted For Untaxed Cigarette Operation; Guns, $312K Seized During Raid

Two weeks after their West Ocean City home was raided by federal law enforcement officials and their local partners, two Ocean City men were indicted Thursday in New York for their alleged roles in trafficking significant quantities of untaxed cigarettes
Maryland Coast Dispatch
added Oct 21, 2018 19:31
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Banks, Money Mules and Front Companies Aid Terrorists in Conflict Zones Launder Money

The merged al-Qaeda groups Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham in Syria and Jama’at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin in the Sahel make an estimated $18–$35 million and $5–$35 million respectively from illegal taxation, donations, kidnapping for ransom, extortion, smuggling o
Bitcoin.com
added Oct 21, 2018 19:27
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[Connecticut] State investigating cigarette sales on Mashantucket reservation

“The Connecticut Department of Revenue Services can confirm that activities were conducted by DRS personnel in the area yesterday as part of an active and ongoing criminal investigation,” Jim Polites, the department’s communications director, wrote in an
The Day (New London, CT)
added Oct 21, 2018 19:20
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[Czech Republic, Europe] MEP: France is wrong to shun OLAF in tackling tobacco smuggling

France and other countries that need help tackling the rising illicit tobacco trade should ask for assistance from the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), according to Czech MEP Tomáš Zdechovský. Zdechovský, a European People’s Party (EPP) MEP in the Bud
EurActiv
added Oct 21, 2018 19:18
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[UK] Tobacco commissioning support 2019 to 2020: principles and indicators

The new plan sets out the ambition for a further reduction in smoking rates, down to 12% by the end of 2022, as the first step toward a generation of non-smokers, which will be achieved when smoking prevalence is at 5% or below. The plan prioritises red
GOV.UK
added Oct 21, 2018 19:17
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[Europe] WEBINAR 8/2018 ILLEGAL CIGARETTE MANUFACTURING

Date: 22 October 2018 . . . In the past, illicit cigarette manufacturing has been viewed as a criminal phenomenon that only countries outside the European Union could suffer from. While there were isolated detections of illegal factories in the Member S
CEPOL (European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training) (hu)
added Oct 21, 2018 19:09
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[North Carolina] More charged in counterfeit scheme that targeted NC Walmarts

alleging that they trafficked stolen credit and debt card account numbers, then laundered the proceeds...use the counterfeit cards to buy gift cards. Suspects would then take those real cards to a Sam’s Club store and purchase cartons of cigarettes, which
The Business Journals
added Oct 21, 2018 19:02
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[Europe] Lithuania becoming home to illegal tobacco processors

Four facilities used for illegal raw tobacco processing and cigarette production have been uncovered in Lithuania in a year..."The situation is threatening. Lithuania is probably the only country in the region that does not treat raw tobacco as an excise
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Oct 21, 2018 19:00
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[Africa, Asia] Big tobacco's smoke and mirrors act

In developed countries, tobacco companies are investing in less harmful alternatives to conventional cigarettes, while in many developing nations, they're advertising classic cigarettes as always.... Are politicians bribed by the tobacco industry? Not of
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Oct 21, 2018 00:27
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