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[Virginia] Va. Lawmakers Take Aim at Cigarette Trafficking

Lawmakers are aiming to impose harsher penalties on cigarette traffickers in Virginia, where officials say low excise taxes have made it an attractive base for smugglers who can sell smokes on the black market in nearby states and funnel the profits to o
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 26, 2013 06:43

[Philippines, USA] Illicit cigarettes make terrorists

Criminals and terrorists may be drawn to the illicit tobacco trade to take advantage of price differentials across jurisdictions, bootlegging and small consignments from a low-tax or duty-free outlet and re-selling the products elsewhere at a higher price
Malaya (ph)
added Nov 6, 2012 16:12

US man convicted of supporting Hezbollah seeks freedom from 155-year prison sentence

Canadian Press
added Jan 26, 2011 00:00

Virginia Police Bust Migrant Gang Smuggling Cigarettes for $30 Million

alleged criminals included a diverse set of migrants from Iraq, Egypt, Morocco, and Mauritania...smuggling was also tied to many other crimes...allegedly stole rental outlets have downplayed police statements that the suspects are foreign nat
added May 11, 2017 19:45

[Turkmenistan] IBRAHIM: Will Iran's Rouhani get another shot at power?

that ban on tobacco had earned Berdimuhamedov his best international press and helped to paper over Turkmenistan's ongoing rifts with most of its neighbours...[FCTC] has close links with the government and held meetings in the capital Ashgabat just last y
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 13, 2017 03:51

[Michigan, New York, Virginia] State, federal agents and cigarette smugglers set up fake storefronts in King George County

The notion that King George is “fast becoming the cigarette smuggling capital of the East Coast” does not sit well with King George Supervisor Ruby Brabo, whose district includes the cigarette outlets. “It certainly is not how I wish to see our county br
Fredericksburg (VA) Free Lance-Star
added Apr 13, 2015 11:38

[Africa] Terror’s Front: Local Groups, Eyes on West

Others operate as criminal gangs, like Mokhtar Bel Mokhtar, the renegade North African Islamist known for his lucrative tobacco smuggling and kidnappings.
New York Times
added May 28, 2014 22:52

[Ireland] VIDEO: Al Qaeda Al Furqan shoots ship carrying IRA cargo of cigarettes.

Irish Independent (ie)
added Sep 22, 2013 16:28

[Maryland, New York] EDITORIAL: Look closer at flow of cigarettes

IN SUMMATION If government isn’t watching, commerce can be manipulated to the benefit of law-breakers. It’s a safe bet no one ever imagined a major East Coast news story encompassing Ocean City, cigarette smuggling and the Hamas militant group in the Mi
added May 23, 2013 22:07

[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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