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[Korea - North] LUNA: How Black-Market Tobacco Funds the World’s Bad Actors

It’s time to focus the world’s attention on a smuggling enterprise that helps underwrite North Korea’s nukes and Taliban terror.... During my tenure at the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released
Defense One
added Sep 19, 2017 20:12
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[Europe, France] SHELLEY: How to beat Islamic State? Crack down on cigarette smuggling

France, according to recent KPMG research, is No 1 in Europe in the illicit cigarette trade... One needs only to walk, as I did just prior to the Charlie Hebdo attacks, in the northern open air markets of Paris to see the massive trade in smuggled cigaret
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 3, 2016 04:50
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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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[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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Australia’s Cigarette Wars Turn Violent

Under the FCTC’s guidelines, the Australian customs and border officials at the heart of the fight against illegal tobacco might well be barred from attending the body’s next summit on tobacco taxes and regulations, due to take place in New Delhi this co
International Policy Digest (IPD)
added Aug 29, 2016 14:12
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[Germany] Counterfeit Goods Funding Terrorism ($$)

German authorities are clamping down on counterfeit goods, and running public information campaigns to inform consumers... “There will be particular emphasis on the connection between the purchase of illegal cigarettes, the financing of terrorism and the
Handelsblatt Interaktiv (de)
added Aug 25, 2016 05:43
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[Europe, France] How Cigarette Smuggling Funds al-Qaeda in Africa

While European officials claim cigarette smuggling is dropping, terrorists with backgrounds in the illegal tobacco trade have now been implicated in attacks on Europeans in Africa (by Belmokhtar) as well as in the heart of Paris. While the African countri
Africa Times
added Dec 5, 2015 16:17
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[Europe, Mid-east] SHELLEY: How to beat Islamic State? Crack down on cigarette smuggling

Isis may be big budget in the Middle East, but in Europe its attackers have been petty criminals who use illicit markets. Police should focus their efforts there Black market cigarettes ‘France, according to KPMG research, is No 1 in Europe in the illi
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Nov 27, 2015 16:18
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[Libya] They've already walked across the blistering Sahara desert, witnessed ISIS beheadings and survived the voyage across the Med in boats so hot 'they couldn't breathe'. Now these child migrants - as young as ten - are travelling Europe ALONE

'But I had to go outside to buy food. One time Daesh (ISIS) caught me smoking cigarettes and just for a packet of cigarettes they beat me with a stick and tied me by the hands and dragged me behind a motorbike. 'You can see the scars on the back of my h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 12, 2015 22:27
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[New York] CRUDELE: How untaxed cigarettes can lead to funding terrorism

the Village Voice recently pooh-poohed the notion that illegal cigarette sales were fueling terrorism. Well, that paper should meet Burroughs.... If you buy cigarettes for a price that is obviously too good to be true,..., your money could be going to ter
New York Post
added May 19, 2015 03:03
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