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[Virginia] Lawsuit filed in cigarette op fallout

A former lieutenant has sued ex-Hampton Police Chief Charles Jordan and ex-Major Edward Lattimore for just under $4 million. The plaintiff, James Crotts, worked as a lieutenant for the Hampton Police Division throughout an undercover cigarette sting. In
WAVY-TV 10 (Portsmouth, VA)
added Feb 22, 2013 04:07

[Virginia] TMA Hosts Conference on Illicit Trade in Tobacco

Federal officials, tobacco industry executives, professors and other experts will gather on Feb. 19 to discuss the persistent illicit trade in tobacco products such as large-scale interstate trafficking of tobacco products ... sponsored by the Tobacco Mer
PR Web
added Feb 19, 2013 18:22

[Mississippi, Virginia, Washington] Tupelo makes deal over Indian raid lawsuit

TUPELO – City officials agree Tupelo police will stay off Yakama Indian Nation lands in Washington State. The City Council approved the decision Tuesday night, apparently as a condition to settle a 2011 lawsuit after federal and local authorities storme
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Feb 15, 2013 11:36

[Virginia] Va. Senate approves bill to ban smoking on beaches

Virginia’s Senate has approved legislation that would permit localities to tell smokers to butt out at public beaches. Sen. Ralph Northam, D-Norfolk, said his SB 1253 was inspired by Virginia Beach civic league fed up with the sight of cigarette detritu
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Feb 4, 2013 22:36

[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

[Virginia] Star Scientific CEO, shareholders investing $20 million

CEO also cuts own pay to $1 a month until company is profitable
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Nov 18, 2012 10:58

[Asia-pacific, Australia, USA, Virginia] Big Tobacco warning at free-trade talks

Delegates attending trans-Pacific free-trade negotiations in the United States are being warned their countries could end up like Australia if they agree to allow corporations to sue governments in international courts.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Sep 11, 2012 12:21

[Virginia] Va. crime commission gets study on extent of illegal cigarette trade

The Virginia State Crime Commission received a surprising report Wednesday on black-market cigarette trafficking, in which Virginia is a major player.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Sep 6, 2012 13:43

[New York, Virginia] Alleged cigarette trafficker charged in federal court; authorities say he made $2.2 million in two years

A New York man has been charged by federal authorities with conspiracy to traffic Virginia cigarettes to New York City for illegal resale. Wen Hang Zhao, of Staten Island, was named in a four-page criminal complaint Wednesday that among other things see
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Sep 4, 2017 20:09

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
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