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Europe Has Cigarette Smuggling Problem Too

Europe Has Cigarette Smuggling Problem Too

Cigarette smuggling has been on the rise for some time lately in the US. With the increased number of tax hikes smokers have been doing anything that they can in order to get cigarettes at a cheaper price, even if it means breaking the law. The number of cigarette related crimes, especially smuggling, has been [...]

July 12, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 1

Man Robs Tobacco Warehouse

Man Robs Tobacco Warehouse

In what seems like a scene out of a bad crime film, a tobacco warehouse in Conway, Arkansas was robbed by an armed man. Surprisingly the robber didn’t steal any tobacco products, just the money that was in and under the till. The clerk that was manning the register at the time said she heard [...]

July 6, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Store Owner Convicted in Cigarette Racket

Store Owner Convicted in Cigarette Racket

A 45 year old store owner in Albany has been convicted of possessing illegal, tax free cigarettes. It was one thing when petty criminals were smuggling tax free cigarettes, but for store owners of allegedly reputable businesses to be getting in on the act seems as though times are getting stranger and stranger. The man [...]

June 30, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 2

Rhode Island Cigarette Smuggler Gets Probation

Rhode Island Cigarette Smuggler Gets Probation

We recently reported about a man in Rhode Island who was the head of a tax free cigarette racket that had cost the state millions of dollars in untaxed cigarettes. While the man’s legal fate hung in the balance, many expected that the prosecutor would throw the book at him. Instead he seems to simply [...]

June 29, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 1

Man Shot Over Cigarette

Man Shot Over Cigarette

In what is one of the most bizarre and tragic stories we’ve covered, a South Florida man was shot and killed in a fight over nothing more than a cigarette. The victim was shot when he refused to give a man a cigarette. When the victim refused to give a cigarette, the killer drew a [...]

June 29, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Cigarette Related Crimes Escalating

Cigarette Related Crimes Escalating

Today seems to be one dominated by multiple reports of cigarette related crimes. Ever since the massive amount of tax increases began to rear their ugly heads we have seen more and more people turn to crime to try and dodge the taxes, but instead they are getting hit with jail time and huge fines. [...]

June 28, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0

Man To Be Sentenced For Massive Cigarette Smuggling Racket

Man To Be Sentenced For Massive Cigarette Smuggling Racket

A Syrian man living in Massachusetts is soon to be sentenced for his involvement in bringing millions, yes that’s millions, of untaxed cigarettes into the Rhode Island area. Mohamed Mohamed has stated that he had well over three million cigarettes, which were valued at over five hundred thousand dollars in terms of the tax money [...]

June 28, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 1

Duo Arrested For Cigarette Theft

Duo Arrested For Cigarette Theft

Cigarette related crimes are starting to get just a little bit on the ridiculous side. In this latest bit of criminal idiocy, two women in Pennsylvania had attempted to steal less than two hundred dollars’ worth of cigarettes in an attempt to partially pay off a drug debt. They were both arrested on retail theft [...]

June 28, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 2

Six Plead Guilty In Cigarette Smuggling

Six Plead Guilty In Cigarette Smuggling

Cigarette bootlegging is getting out of control. With taxes getting higher and higher, smokers are looking for anything they can to help combat the cost even if it means breaking the law. Six South Carolina residents have just plead guilty in their participation in cigarette smuggling. Six more are set to go to trials in [...]

June 16, 2012 Kyle Newton News & Politics 0
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