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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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[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] 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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[Michigan, New York] Detroit-area man guilty in cigarette scheme

AP - Associated Press
added Jan 12, 2009 00:00
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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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Hezbollah donor to be resentenced

UPI
added Jan 26, 2011 00:00
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[New York] NEW COURT DECISION ON ILLEGAL CIGARETTES SHOWS NEED FOR STRONGER FEDERAL LAWS

BLACK-MARKET SALES OF CIGARETTES ARE FUNDING TERRORIST GROUPS, CHEATING NEW YORK CITY OUT OF MILLIONS IN TAX RECEIPTS / WEINER BILL WOULD CRACK DOWN ON SALE OF ILLEGAL TOBACCO
US House of Representatives
added Dec 8, 2007 00:00
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US man convicted of supporting Hezbollah seeks freedom from 155-year prison sentence

Canadian Press
added Jan 26, 2011 00:00
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[Lebanon] Hezbollah bloc to oppose any changes to smoking law: Qassem

Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem described the recent implementation of a smoking ban in public places as a great accomplishment and said his bloc would refuse any amendments to the legislation. “We support the implementation of the
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Oct 19, 2012 09:03
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[New York] Report: Cigarette smuggling costs state millions

(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Apr 29, 2008 00:00
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