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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] 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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[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] NYPD, AG bust bootleg cigarette ring

Sixteen reputed members of a massive cigarette smuggling operation that stretched from the Capital Region to Virginia were charged Thursday in a sweeping takedown in which authorities cited possible ties to terrorist figures.
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added May 17, 2013 10:09
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[New York] Terrorists may get money from regional cigarette smugglers: Ray Kelly

Federal authorities Thursday scrambled to find millions of dollars in profits a smuggling ring that sold cheap cigarettes to bodegas across New York may have used to fund terrorism in the Middle East. Three of those charged in the sophisticated conspir
New York Daily News
added May 17, 2013 05:49
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[Palestine] New York breaks Islamic-linked cigarette smuggling ring: source

New York authorities on Thursday will announce the arrest of 16 people in a cigarette smuggling ring that included three men who had been under scrutiny because of suspected links to Islamic militant groups, a law enforcement official said. The announcem
Reuters
added May 16, 2013 14:39
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[Palestine, New York] Blind terrorist Omar Abdel-Rahman's pal among 16 in cigarette-smuggling ring

A Palestinian smuggling ring that includes a supporter of convicted terrorists made millions selling tax-free cigarettes in the city and upstate ... Law enforcement sources told The News some members of the group may have ties to Hamas and Hezbollah.
New York Daily News
added May 16, 2013 03:35
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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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[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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Hezbollah donor to be resentenced

UPI
added Jan 26, 2011 00:00
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