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Operation Smokeout

District Attorney Richard Brown discusses an illegal cigarette bust - Queens, NY - Apr 21, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Queens DA Richard Brown: 12 Charged With Smuggling And Selling Untaxed Cigarettes

In “Operation Smokeout,” Queens District Attorney Richard Brown seized over 4,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes smuggled in from overseas and some Southern states.