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[New York] NY AG, NYC PD Take Down Unstamped Cigarette Trafficking Enterprise

Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 23, 2013 22:06

[New York] Cigarette-smuggling Palestinian linked to Ari Halberstam's Brooklyn Bridge murder

One of 16 Palestinians arrested in a cigarette-smuggling ring was linked to the 1994 murder of yeshiva student Ari Halberstam in a terror attack on the Brooklyn Bridge. Muaffaq Askar, who was arrested late last week in New York in a plot that is believed
JTA - Global Jewish News
added May 20, 2013 09:53

[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

[Israel, Maryland] CASEY: Smoking with the Jackal

He offered me and my colleague Pierre the best Cuban cigars and offered the French cops cheap Dominican cigars. So we talked and smoked for more than five hours. The good news is that we hit it off and he cooperated.
International Association for Counterterrorism & Security Professionals (IACSP)
added Jan 9, 2017 01:14

[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
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