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[Kuwait] Ejected smoker grounds plane with hoax call

made by a Kuwaiti in his twenties who had been forced out of the plane for smoking onboard. Security sources said that after refusing to refrain from smoking, the pilot insisted on removing the passenger, and he made the call in retaliation. The man was
Kuwait Times (kw)
added Jan 18, 2015 18:25
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ISIS burns pile of ‘haram’ cigarettes in Iraq

A picture posted to Twitter last week shows a pile of cigarette packs and boxes going up in flames. Near the pile stands a jihadist, with his weapon raised in apparent celebration.
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jun 20, 2014 11:35
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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
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[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
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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
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[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
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US man convicted of supporting Hezbollah seeks freedom from 155-year prison sentence

Canadian Press
added Jan 26, 2011 00:00
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North, Malaysia] LUNA: How black market tobacco fuels terrorism / Illicit cigarettes are now second only to the heroin trade in helping fund some of the Taliban militias.

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 US State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released a
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:31
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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 cars...media outlets have downplayed police statements that the suspects are foreign nat
breitbart.com
added May 11, 2017 19:45
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[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
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