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Cigarette companies settle dispute over payments to 17 states, including Virginia

Under the agreement announced late Tuesday, the states, including Virginia, each will receive their share of about $4 billion that was paid into a disputed payments account. In return, Philip Morris USA, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Lorillard Inc. will
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 19, 2012 12:12
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[Virginia] 4 men sentenced in Va. cigarette smuggling case, more than $8M in restitution to be paid

AP - Associated Press
added May 15, 2012 12:54
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[Pennsylvania, Virginia] State police find thousands of illegal smokes after traffic stop

State Police arrested the driver for allegedly bag after bag of more than 60,000 illegal cigarettes. John B. Fairchild faces a felony and misdemeanor count of possessing illegal cigarettes following his arrest in Upper Saucon Township. District Judge Jaco
WFMZ-TV Channel 69 (Allentown, PA)
added Jul 11, 2016 22:00
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[New York] Details of Virginia cigarette raid, released

Five men have been federally indicted, another is on the run and two local business were shut down all due to an alleged cigarette smuggling operation. Mohammed Abdo Elbrati is listed as the lead defendant in the case for allegedly buying nearly 2 milli
WHAG-TV NBC25 - Your4State.com (Hagerstown, MD)
added Sep 21, 2015 21:53
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[New York, Virginia] NYC man busted with 500,000 untaxed cigarettes in his van

He admittedly boasted of his earnings to police, and told investigators he peddled the smokes across Staten Island and Brooklyn about every 10 weeks... “I go to Virginia every 10 weeks, I make $5,000 to $7,000 on a load, a carton sells between $40 to $50
New York Post
added Dec 18, 2014 07:30
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Virginia State police arrest North Carolina man in cigarette scam

- A North Carolina man faces multiple charges following an investigation by the Virginia State Police into a conspiracy to steal cigarettes from a Wythe County convenience store.
WVVA-TV NewsChannel Six (Bluefield, WV)
added Feb 27, 2013 00:44
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[Virginia] GALUSZKA: The cigarette pipeline starts in Va.

The Right to Smoke crowd is indirectly to blame because they have helped shoot down every attempt to hike the state's low tobacco tax rates. It is ironic, because they often harangue the state about deficit spending while shutting off an obvious source o
Washington Post
added Sep 10, 2012 17:38
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Virginia crime panel examining cigarette trafficking

Cigarette smuggling has become so lucrative that organized crime is getting involved, and many former drug dealers have switched to peddling contraband smokes instead of narcotics, the Virginia State Crime Commission was told Wednesday.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 5, 2012 17:17
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[Virginia] Synthetic Drug Slammed for Newport-Like Package

The maker of Newport cigarettes won a trademark suit and attorneys' fees against two brothers who sell a legal psychoactive drug under the brand "Newprot."
Courthouse News
added Aug 14, 2012 15:19
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[New York, Virginia] NY Times Demand Records on ATF Tobacco Smuggling

According to the lawsuit, “at the same time the ATF was tightening its tobacco enforcement policies, some of its Virginia-based agents were engaged in a practice that more closely resembled tobacco smuggling. The profits of this ATF-led tobacco-smuggling
Courthouse News
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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