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[Virginia] Altria Group CEO touts 'outstanding year' for company, addresses company's critics

While about 50 teenagers demonstrated outside, the top executive for tobacco giant Altria Group Inc. told its shareholders Thursday that the company had “another outstanding year” in 2016. “Our business fundamentals remain strong,” said Martin J. Barrin
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 19, 2017 05:30
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[New York, Virginia] Fredericksburg Gas Station Owner Pleads Guilty to Cigarette Trafficking

Ekelemu opened business memberships at various wholesale clubs and with wholesale cigarette distributors in Virginia, and subsequently used those business memberships to make sales-tax-free purchases of more than $7.1 million worth of Virginia-stamped cig
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 19, 2017 21:33
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[Maryland, New York, Virginia] Comptroller’s FED Agents Assist in Two-State Illegal Cigarettes Probe

Agents from the Comptroller of Maryland’s Field Enforcement Division (FED) assisted Maryland State Police and the Henrico County (Va.) Police Department, as well as federal and state law enforcement agencies, in a nearly two-year investigation of illegal
The Bay Net (Hollywood, MD)
added May 13, 2017 01:43
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[Virginia] Couple sentenced for massive cigarette trafficking operation based in Wyndham home

prosecutors say oversaw a multimillion-dollar cigarette trafficking operation will each be incarcerated and have to pay tens of thousands of dollars in civil penalties, a judge ruled Wednesday. Prosecutor Michael Feinmel said Qiuyue Chen, 36, was the mai
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 11, 2017 20:04
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[Virginia] Editorial: Fresh air and your privacy

If landlords want to ban smoking in their buildings, that's fine, too. We know we'd like ours to do so. But the housing authorities and landlords have something at stake: their property and their legal obligations to all their tenants. For the disinter
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added May 13, 2017 01:51
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[New York, West Virginia] Virginia company and five individuals indicted on cigarette smuggling charges

indictment charges that the defendants transported large quantities of cigarettes across state lines for redistribution and sale. The cigarettes were acquired in Virginia, where the tax rate for cigarettes is one of the lowest in the nation, and sold in o
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 11, 2017 03:25
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[Virginia] Hampton Roads public housing moving to smoke-free

The 75-year-old Houston lives in Asbury Place, a public housing complex in Hampton. By August 2018, apartments like his will be smoke-free. A new federal rule bans lit tobacco products from public housing, including Section 8 homes and apartments, across
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added May 9, 2017 21:13
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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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[New York] Trafficking network purchased 600,000 cartons of Virginia cigarettes for black market resale, Henrico police say

The network used falsified documents to create 29 fictitious businesses in the Richmond area, which allowed them to make large bulk purchases...Most of the suspects are originally from the northwest African country of Mauritania, and some are from Morocco
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 9, 2017 20:14
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[Virginia] 43 arrested in Henrico illegal cigarette trafficking bust

In late 2015, the Henrico County Police Division began investigating cigarette trafficking in Henrico County because of a series of violent crimes that were associated with it. According to police, a number of robberies, shootings and burglaries happene
WRIC Channel 8 (Richmond, VA)
added May 8, 2017 19:10
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