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Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement Arrest Man Accused of Tobacco Smuggling

Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 20, 2013



Untaxed cigarettes seized by the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement Dover – A 48-year-old New York man, accused of smuggling more than 530 cartons of cigarettes through Delaware, was charged following a traffic stop in New Castle.

Ahmed M. Ubuzeid of Bronx, NY was traveling on I-295 in New Castle when his vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation by Delaware State Police (DSP). During the stop, it was discovered that the vehicle contained 530 cartons of untaxed cigarettes with an approximate street value of $63,000.

Delaware Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement (DATE) Agents assisted DSP with the arrest charging Ubuzeid with Possession of Untaxed Cigarettes and Attempting to Evade Delaware Excise Tax. Ubuzeid was subsequently incarcerated in Harold Young Correctional Institution on $53,100 cash bail.

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Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement Arrest Man Accused of Tobacco Smuggling

Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 20, 2013



Untaxed cigarettes seized by the Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement Dover – A 48-year-old New York man, accused of smuggling more than 530 cartons of cigarettes through Delaware, was charged following a traffic stop in New Castle.

Ahmed M. Ubuzeid of Bronx, NY was traveling on I-295 in New Castle when his vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation by Delaware State Police (DSP). During the stop, it was discovered that the vehicle contained 530 cartons of untaxed cigarettes with an approximate street value of $63,000.

Delaware Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement (DATE) Agents assisted DSP with the arrest charging Ubuzeid with Possession of Untaxed Cigarettes and Attempting to Evade Delaware Excise Tax. Ubuzeid was subsequently incarcerated in Harold Young Correctional Institution on $53,100 cash bail.

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