Malta man accused of smuggling cigarettes

November 16, 2017 05:24 AM

A man from Malta has been busted, accused of smuggling illegal cigarettes into the Capital Region.

The New York State Department of Tax and Finance says if convicted, 35-year-old Vincent Cheung faces fines of up to $138,000.

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The state accuses Cheung of being a trafficker in cigarettes. Cheung’s vehicle was stopped by border patrol in Franklin County.


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