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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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[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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[Mid-east] Cigarette giant blames ISIS for falling tobacco sales

A UK tobacco firm has blamed the political unrest caused by ISIS In Iraq for blocking the sales of billions of cigarettes. In its half-year results report posted today, Imperial Tobacco announced that the number of cigarettes sold had been hit by a 5% d
Newsweek
added May 6, 2015 20:56
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco firms lobby against move to curb black market sale of cigarettes

Moves that would stop cigarettes being sold on the black market by terrorist groups and criminal gangs are in jeopardy following intense lobbying by the tobacco industry.
The Observer (uk)
added Oct 7, 2013 10:48
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[Maryland, New York, Virginia] Police: 2 Ocean City brothers central to cigarette smuggling ring

Basel Ramadan, 42, of Ocean City is the accused boss and ringleader of what authorities are calling an untaxed cigarette distribution enterprise. His brother, Samir Ramadan, 39, another local resident, was his right-hand man who focused on control and di
DelmarvaNow.com
added May 18, 2013 07:39
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[Massachusetts] Homeowner on Cigarette Break Finds Smoking Gun in Boston Bombing Case Hiding in His Boat

David Henneberry, an avid boater and member of the Watertown Yacht Club, walked outside to smoke a cigarette just after Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick lifted the curfew on Boston residents at 6 p.m. Friday.
WBZT.com
added Apr 20, 2013 11:48
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[France, Mali] Algeria attack: Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the one-eyed gangster behind the raid

Usually pictured in a black turban, his involvement in cigarette smuggling - part of a mosaic of criminal activities - was such that he became known locally as "Mr Marlboro".
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 17, 2013 08:15
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Hezbollah donor to be resentenced

UPI
added Jan 26, 2011 00:00
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[China, Ireland, Libya, Malta] Old IRA gun routes used to smuggle in cigarettes

Customs struggling to stem influx costing €500m a year in lost taxes
Irish Independent (ie)
added Aug 9, 2009 00:00
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