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[New York] Tobacco and Terror (PDF)

How Cigarette Smuggling is Funding our Enemies Abroad
WNBC 4 New York
added Apr 29, 2008 00:00
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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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[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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[New York, Virginia] Officials: Va.-NY cigarette scheme has Hamas links; 2 smuggling suspects held in Md. |

Authorities say some of the suspects charged in a Virginia-to-New York cigarette smuggling scheme have links to top officials of Hamas, the Islamist militant group that rules the Gaza Strip. New York law enforcers outlined the alleged links Thursday whi
AP - Associated Press
added May 17, 2013 10:31
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[New York] Officials: Virginia-NY Cigarette Smuggling Ring Has Terror Links

Investigators Trying To Determine Where Illicit Proceeds Ended Up
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added May 17, 2013 10:45
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[New York] Bill would stamp out Internet cigarette sales, sez Weiner

New York Daily News
added Nov 4, 2007 00:00
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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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[New York] Staten Islander among 16 accused in million $$ cigarette smuggling ring; officials probing possible ties to Middle East groups

A Staten Island man is one of 16 arrested in connection with a smuggling ring that flooded New York City and state with millions of cartons of untaxed, illegally imported cigarettes, officials said on Thursday. Authorities are investigating whether some
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added May 17, 2013 10:37
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Terrorism and Transnational Crime: Foreign / Policy Issues for Congress (PDF)

Illicit tobacco trade: The production, smuggling, and sale of tobacco products, including genuine and counterfeit cigarettes, is a lucrative form of financing for organized crime as well as terrorist groups, such as Hezbollah, Hamas, the Kurdistan Wor
US Department of State
added Nov 6, 2012 16:35
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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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