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[New York, Virginia] Two plead guilty in untaxed cigarette case

Two New York men found with more than 400 cartons of cigarettes during a traffic stop in Exmore in November 2017 pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of possession of untaxed cigarettes in Northampton County court. Adam Hussain, 23, and Ali Adbo Ali Alsam
added Sep 29, 2018 12:45
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[New York] Hempstead pair among 8 charged in multistate cigarette smuggling ring, says DA

Two Hempstead women along with six people from Brooklyn, Queens and Virginia were charged with running a multimillion dollar interstate cigarette smuggling ring, the Queens district attorney's office said Wednesday.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Sep 29, 2018 12:41

[New York] 'Modern-Day Bootleggers' Busted for Multi-Million Dollar Cigarette Smuggling Ring, Prosecutors Say

A group of smugglers made millions of dollars in illegal profits by buying cheap cigarettes outside of New York and selling them in-state with counterfeit tax stamps, prosecutors said. Nicholas Galafano, 56, of Queens, his sons Yaseen Galafano, 22, and
added Sep 29, 2018 12:39

[New York] U.S. court dismisses NY lawsuit against FedEx over cigarettes

in which New York state and New York City claimed that the package delivery company had shipped untaxed cigarettes, cheating both out of tax revenue, according to a court document.
added Sep 28, 2018 03:33
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Connecticut Federal Suit Over Irreconciled Tobacco Shipments, Threats Tossed ($$)

Allegations of unconstitutionality surrounding a Connecticut law that revokes a license to sell tobacco products when a tobacco manufacturer is unable to reconcile nationwide sales with federal interstate...
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 28, 2018 03:17

[District of Columbia] LAFAIVE / DRENKARD: A cigarette smuggling epidemic is coming to DC

As a component of Washington, D.C.’s most recent city budget, the district will raise its cigarette excise tax from $2.50 per pack to $4.50 next month. This development is notable not only because it means the tax will increase by 80 percent in just one
The Hill
added Sep 28, 2018 01:49

[UK] Sheffield shop landed with £777,600 tax bill for selling black market tobacco

The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 27, 2018 16:17

Newcastle shopkeeper told to cough up £1m for selling knock off cigarettes

A Newcastle shopkeeper who was caught flogging huge amounts of knock off cigarettes has been told to cough up £1m. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigate the business and it was found to have made around £2,500 a day selling illicit tobacco
Newcastle Chronicle & Journal (uk)
added Sep 26, 2018 16:02

[Asia, India] Difficult to catch hookah bars adding nicotine: Special Task Force

A special task force team of state drug controller has registered 37 cases against hookah bars across Haryana since December 2017.
Times of India
added Sep 26, 2018 00:44

Global pact against illicit tobacco trade kicks in

A global pact to battle the illegal tobacco trade kicks in this week, with the World Health Organisation hailing it as "game-changing" in eliminating widespread health-hazardous and criminal activity. The treaty, which aims to create an international tr
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 25, 2018 15:28
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