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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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[Iraq, Mid-east] Islamic State turns to cigarette smuggling to fund itself

Despite the ban, many Mosul residents did not give up, creating an underground economy in cigarettes on which IS would eventually capitalize to fund the affairs of its so-called caliphate. As efforts to cut off the group’s finances yielded fruit, the m
Al-Monitor
added Nov 29, 2016 03:46
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[Pennsylvania] The curious connection between illicit cigarette sales and ISIS

Later, in an interview with PolitiFact PA, Saccone pointed to a noteworthy 2015 State Department report, "The Global Illicit Trade in Tobacco: A Threat to National Security."... We rate this claim Mostly True.
PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Jul 18, 2016 17:50
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[Asia, Mid-east] ISIS executes cigarette sellers in Iraq's Mosul

Extremists of the Islamic State (ISIS) on Wednesday executed six men in the city of Mosul in Iraq’s northwestern Nineveh province for selling cigarettes, activists and eyewitnesses reported.
ARA News
added Jun 2, 2016 03:04
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[Asia, Pakistan] Up in smoke / Cigarette smuggling causes colossal loss, fuels black economy

The illicit trade in tobacco products inflicted a revenue loss of Rs27.7 billion upon Pakistan last year...Smuggling of cigarettes into Pakistan is a way for the MNCs to enter otherwise closed markets,
The News (pk)
added May 8, 2016 17:29
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THE GLOBAL ILLICIT TRADE IN TOBACCO: A THREAT TO NATIONAL SECURITY (PDF)

is a growing threat to U.S. national interests. Internationally, it fuels transnational crime, corruption, and terrorism. As it converges with other criminal activities it undermines the rule of law and the licit market economy, and creates greater in
US Department of State
added Dec 6, 2015 21:18
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[Mid-east, Syria] PHOTOS: ISIS Mass Burns Cigarettes in Ba’aj, Iraq

In a new photo series purportedly released by the Islamic State, piles of cigarettes are lit on fire in a continuation of the implementation of Sharia Law. The photos were shared by international terrorism watchdog group Terror Monitor.
Heavy
added Oct 6, 2015 15:11
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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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[Mid-east] Incredibly brutal footage shows how ISIS punish their own fighters by stamping on their heads and whipping them with belts… because they were caught SMOKING

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT...These are the shocking scenes were Isis terrorists are 'disciplined' by their own superiors for smoking... Isis has taken a hard-line against smoking which it has branded as 'un-Islamic' and therefore banned
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2015 15:40
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[Ireland, UK] IRA SET TO MAKE £22 MILLION A YEAR THANKS TO PLAIN PACKAGING LAWS

The IRA are set to make a staggering £22 million a year more in counterfeit cigarettes when plain packaging legislation goes through because the packs are so much easier to fake. Police in Ireland have said that pain packaging is “not the solution”, and
breitbart.com
added Mar 9, 2015 11:34
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