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Shining a Light on Tobacco Black Markets

“History has demonstrated that banning products that millions of consumers want creates demand for contraband product,” wrote officials with Altria Client Services, Richmond, Va., in its public comments to the FDA. “As we approach the 100-year anniversar
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Dec 2, 2018 16:45
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[Europe] Cigarette Smuggling Between France And Algeria No Longer Going Unnoticed

France has been the worst hit by illegal tobacco among the countries of the EU, and Algeria is one of its main suppliers. EURACTIV recently discussed the situation with the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF). It stated that France can seek OLAF’s support
EurActiv
added Dec 2, 2018 16:32
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[Australia] Smoker who killed a surgeon in a cowardly one-punch attack after he told him to put out his cigarette outside a hospital is found guilty

Joseph Esmaili was found guilty of the manslaughter of Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann on Wednesday after a four-week trial. Esmaili, 24, attacked the 41-year-old Mr Pritzwald-Stegmann at Box Hill Hospital in May 2017 after the surgeon told him to stop smoki
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 1, 2018 21:05
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[New York] Baldwin man among 17 accused of trafficking 18M untaxed cigarettes, DA says

"We have zero tolerance for those who try to game the system and cheat New Yorkers - and we won't hesitate to hold them accountable," New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood said.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Dec 1, 2018 20:37
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[New York] 17 individuals charged in 242 count indictment for untaxed cigarette trafficking

Underwood announced the indictment of 17 individuals on Wednesday for an untaxed cigarette enterprise along the east coast. The network illegally trafficked 18 million cigarettes and evaded over $3 million in tax liability due to New York State and New Y
WETM TV 18 (Elmira, NY)
added Dec 1, 2018 20:37
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[New York] Yonkers man among 17 people accused of untaxed-cigarette trafficking operation

A Yonkers man is among 17 people who have been indicted for alleged tax fraud and money laundering in an operation that trafficked untaxed cigarettes on the East Coast, the New York State Attorney General said. Alaa Alsaidi, 24, of Yonkers and the other
New York Journal News
added Dec 1, 2018 20:35
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Cigarette traffickers scammed New York out of more than $3 million in taxes, prosecutor charges

The defendants face charges of enterprise corruption, criminal tax fraud, and money laundering; if convicted, the most serious charges carries up to 25 years behind bars. “We have zero tolerance for those who try to game the system and cheat New Yorkers
New York Daily News
added Dec 1, 2018 20:34
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[New York] Hudson Valley Man Charged In Huge Cigarette Trafficking Takedown

Alaa Alsaidi, 24, of Yonkers, was one of 17 people arrested and charged in a 242-count indictment for his involvement in an operation that authorities say stretched through Queens, Kings, the Bronx, New York, Westchester and Nassau counties, as well as N
Patch.org
added Dec 1, 2018 16:24
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Revealed: How Renae Lawrence plans to shed 30kg and give up cigarettes as part of her 'fitness journey' after returning to Australia

Bali Nine drug mule Renae Lawrence has embarked on a vigorous fitness routine and has vowed to lose 30kg and stop smoking now that she is back in Australia...after being released from an Indonesian jail. Lawrence, who served 13 years for drug smuggling,
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 30, 2018 15:12
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[UK] Gateshead backs campaign to keep kids off tobacco

The new 'Keep It Out' campaign from smoking charity Fresh aims to show the problems illegal tobacco brings into local communities and encourage more people to come forward anonymously to report where it's being sold. It's thought that around three-quart
GOV.UK
added Nov 30, 2018 15:04
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