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[USA, North Carolina, Virginia] After nearly 3 weeks on the run, both escaped prisoners in custody in Mexico

Qazah was sentenced in the Western District of North Carolina in 2012 to 18 years in prison for his role in a cigarette smuggling ring operating in North and South Carolina from August 2009 to November 2011. Mohamed was sentenced in the Eastern District
US Embassy and Consulates in Mexico (mx)
added May 30, 2017 23:40
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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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[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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[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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[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 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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[Virginia] River District tobacco mural ‘a great reminder of the history of this area’

A mural highlighting Danville’s tobacco history was dedicated in the River District on Friday morning. The 20-by-30-foot Tobacco Heritage Mural was painted in December on the side of 308 Craghead St. that faces Patton Street and is visible from the Rive
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added May 11, 2017 03:26
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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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