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Cigarette Smuggling

How the Taliban Gets Its Cash

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 11.13.2016 | World
Joseph V. Micallef

Afghan government sources estimate that the Afghan heroin trade generates approximately two billion dollars in turnover within Afghanistan.

Christopher Mathias

This Is What Half A Million Smuggled Cigarettes Look Like | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.07.2014 | Crime

A Staten Island man's lucrative cigarette-smuggling business went up in smoke this week, authorities announced Friday, after a seven-month investigati...

Christopher Mathias

Inside New York City's Dangerous, Multimillion-Dollar Cigarette Black Market | Christopher Mathias | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business

Ask for cigarettes at one bodega in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, and the owner will open a small drawer behind the counter and pull out your pack of ...

Aaron Sankin

Willie Brown: Controversial Cigarette Tax Will Help Smugglers | Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.04.2012 | San Francisco

Willie Brown isn't one to keep his opinions to himself. In his most recent Willie's World column for the San Francisco Chronicle, the former San F...

Brazil Declares War On Teen Smoking

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 11.20.2012 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Efforts to prohibit teen smoking throughout the region escalates the conflict between governments who seek to legislate behavior and businesses and some politicians who view tobacco as a question of economics.

Feds Crackdown On Cross-Border Cigarette Smuggling | AL BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Federal authorities on Thursday morning were rounding up a group of suspects in New York, about 20 men and women all told, who the authorities say wer...

Cigarette Smuggling Gang Indicted, Europe's Biggest Operation In Years

The Montenegro Connection | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

"My little cat ... I'm going crazy without you .... You have repeatedly betrayed me, I think .... Little cat, when are you coming? ... I love you, lit...