NYPD busts Cigarette Bootlegging Ring Tied to Jihad
On May 19, 2013 · In Hamas, Hezbollah, Jihad, Jihadist Groups/Individuals, Terror Funding
New York law enforcement authorities have arrested 15 Palestinian Muslims in a bootleg cigarette scheme that appears to have been primed to send money to Jihadist organizations overseas. This harkens back to the bootleg cigarette scheme taken down in North Carolina in 1998, which was the subject of the excellent book, “Lightning Out of Lebanon.” That ring was funding Hezbollah.
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