untaxed cigarettes

Cigarette Display In NYC (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images News)

Staten Island Man Facing Felony Charges After Being Caught With Half A Million Untaxed Virginia Cigarettes

A Staten Island man’s lucrative business went up in smoke when authorities found a half million untaxed Virginia cigarettes in his van and apartment.

11/08/2014

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Rev. Sharpton Joins Family Of Eric Garner, Condemns Use Of Choke Holds During Arrests

The National Action Network held a rally on Saturday, to condemn police officers who use choke holds during arrests.

07/26/2014

A vigil is set up in the Tompkinsville section of Staten Island after a man died in police custody while being arrested for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Man Dies During Arrest For Allegedly Selling Illegal Cigarettes On Staten Island

A man died in police custody Thursday, after being arrested for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes on Staten Island.

07/17/2014

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.

04/21/2011