Investigators say man had thousands of untaxed cigars
October 14, 2019 12:34 PM
State investigators in Schenectady confiscated 7,400 untaxed cigars and made an arrest.
State Department of Taxation and Finance investigators arrested 31-year-old Rafat Alshegaa from Rensselaerville. They saw him delivering unmarked cardboard boxes to retail stores.
The investigators say they found the untaxed cigars, along with some untaxed loose tobacco, and $1,100 cash in his van.
He's charged with illegal possession of more than 2,500 untaxed cigars. He's due in city court on Oct. 21.
Updated: October 14, 2019 12:34 PM
Created: October 14, 2019 12:11 PM
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