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[New York, North Carolina, Virginia] Bronx cigarette smuggling could be financing more than just fancy houses and jewels; police worry about terror funding

Jean Walsh told PIX11 her office is still working to track all the money, but she and the NYPD, along with state investigators and federal agents, are well aware of how cigarette smuggling has been tied to terror funding in the past. Going way back to 1
WPIX-TV (New York, NY)
added Jun 19, 2017 16:37
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[Latin America] Emerging External Influences in the Western Hemisphere: Testimony for Senate Foreign Relations Committee 10th May 2017

Thanks to a vast network of support in key areas of Latin America, Hezbollah plays a central role in a new landscape where drug and human trafficking, gun running, illicit cigarette trade,
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
added May 18, 2017 02:03
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[Latin America] Emanuele Ottolenghi Testimony to Congress, May 10, 2017 (PDF)

Thanks to a vast network of support in key areas of Latin America, Hezbollah plays a central role in a new landscape where drug and human trafficking, gun running, illicit cigarette trade...A 2016 report published by Israel’s Ministry of Health states
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
added May 18, 2017 02:02
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[New York] Captured Palestinian Cigarette Smuggler behind Ari Halberstam 1994 Murder

On March 1, 1994, Lebanese-born immigrant Rashid Baz shot many rounds of automatic fire at a van carrying 15 Lubavitch students on the Brooklyn Bridge. Four students were hit, two were very seriously injured. Ari Halberstam, 16, died four days later from
The Jewish Press
added May 20, 2013 09:26
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[New York] Terrorists may get money from regional, cheap cigarette smuggling ring: Ray Kelly

Some of those arrested in the bust have links to Omar Abdel-Rahman, the blind sheik, and Rashid Baz, who opened fire on a van of Yeshiva students on the Brooklyn Bridge, killing Ari Halberstam. ‘We're concerned because similar schemes have been used in t
New York Daily News
added May 18, 2013 07:48
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[New York] Officials: Cigarette-smuggling ring in East Coast may have terror link

A cigarette smuggling scheme that cost New York state millions of dollars in sales tax revenue may have raised funds for militant groups, authorities said. Sixteen Palestinian men, some with ties to convicted terrorists, were indicted Thursday in the all
CNN
added May 17, 2013 23:47
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[Maryland, New York] Terror ties alleged in Md. cigarette ring arrests

Charles Mack was in his driveway early Wednesday when he saw a car speed up to a house across the street from his on Whisper Trace Lane. Ten more black SUVs followed, with two blocking the street's ends. About 20 police officers wearing bulletproof vests
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added May 17, 2013 23:45
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[Palestine, Maryland, New York] Ocean City cigarette smuggling ring had ties to terror groups, police say

The Palestinian immigrant and his brother lived next door to each other in homes in West Ocean City, over the years opening a number of businesses throughout the area -- three pizza shops, a Mexican restaurant, a liquor store, gas stations, and developm
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added May 17, 2013 23:44
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[New York, Virginia] Bought Cigarettes in NY? You May Have Funded Terror

Police have uncovered a cigarette-smuggling operation whose proceeds may have gone to terrorist groups, they say. Sixteen Palestinians were indicted yesterday (and all but one arrested) in the East Coast effort, which saw some 1 million cartons of cigaret
WBZT.com
added May 17, 2013 23:11
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[New York] A.G. Schneiderman & NYPD Commissioner Kelly Announce Take Down Of Massive Eastern Seaboard Unstamped Cigarette Trafficking Enterprise

During a 12-month investigation, law enforcement seized more than 65,000 forged NYC/NYS cigarette tax stamps that were not yet affixed to packs of cigarettes, and nearly 20,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes. The investigation, which has so far uncovered
New York State Attorney General
added May 17, 2013 14:26
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