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Banks, Money Mules and Front Companies Aid Terrorists in Conflict Zones Launder Money

The merged al-Qaeda groups Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham in Syria and Jama’at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin in the Sahel make an estimated $18–$35 million and $5–$35 million respectively from illegal taxation, donations, kidnapping for ransom, extortion, smuggling o
Bitcoin.com
added Oct 21, 2018 19:27
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FOX: The harm of Virginia’s illicit tobacco trade

Legislation with teeth needs to be enacted to combat tobacco smuggling on an international scale...smuggling hits legitimate tax revenue, funds terrorism and organized crime, fuels instability and ultimately threatens U.S. national security. We cannot aff
Washington Post
added Aug 18, 2018 14:59
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[UK] 'Something was troubling him, he definitely wasn't himself': Friends of Sudanese immigrant who unleashed terror on Westminster say his life smoking shisha as a failed student had made him depressed

A failed student, he loved smoking a hookah pipe or sipping coffee at an internet cafe, where he spent much of his time browsing the web alone.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 15, 2018 23:32
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[Canada, New York] ARCHIVE: Tory MP tells committee that illegal tobacco sales financed 1993 World Trade Center attack

Finley told a parliamentary committee this week she believes contraband tobacco sales financed “the blowing up of the Twin Towers,” as she argued against a government bill that would implement plain packaging for cigarettes.
National Post (ca)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:29
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[Europe] #OLAF prioritizes terrorist financing and cigarette smuggling

The smuggling of cigarettes and other tobacco products is a global phenomenon which, in the EU alone, results in an annual loss of more than €10 billion in public revenue. A KPMG study commissioned by RUSI last year, analyzing the illicit cigarette mark
EU Reporter (uk)
added Mar 30, 2018 19:41
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MARCUS: How The FDA Plan To Take Nicotine Out Of Cigarettes Will Fuel Terrorism

It is a terrible idea for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is that it deprives adults of the choice to use tobacco as they see fit. But there are other unintended consequences to this policy that must be seriously considered, perhaps most imp
The Federalist
added Mar 19, 2018 18:01
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[Canada, USA] Tory MP tells committee that illegal tobacco sales financed 1993 World Trade Center attack

Finley told a parliamentary committee this week she believes contraband tobacco sales financed “the blowing up of the Twin Towers,” as she argued against a government bill that would implement plain packaging for cigarettes. Though Finley clarified to th
National Post (ca)
added Mar 11, 2018 21:27
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[New York] VIDEO: NYS Exposed: High cigarette taxes fuel the nation's biggest black market

If you buy black market cigarettes in New York State, there's a chance your money goes to some scary places. More than half of the cigarettes sold in New York are black market. News10NBC found the number one reason is the state tax.
WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:17
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[New York] Storage units that stashed illegal goods generated millions sent overseas

The NYPD and federal agents have long followed the trail from storage units to illegal products put on bodega shelves, everything from untaxed cigarettes to dried plant ...In one cigarette smuggling ring that was storing its cartons in Bronx units, agents
WPIX-TV (New York, NY)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:06
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Blood Profits: How American Consumers Unwittingly Fund Terrorists

The disturbing truth that Neumann so cogently analyzes is that the earnings from the sales of fake Vuitton handbags, illicit drugs and cigarettes is what keeps the terrorists and criminals afloat.
amazon.com
added Jan 12, 2018 03:59
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