The 1490 NewsBlog

powered by NewsRadio 1490 WESB

brought to you, in part, by


http://www.colememorial.org

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Brooklyn Men Had Untaxed Smokes on 219

Two men were picked up on Route 219 in the Town of Carrollton Wednesday after being found with nearly 500 cartons of untaxed cigarettes.

Sheriff’s deputies say 21-year-old Muad Almontaser and 19-year-old Gehad Almontaser, both of Brooklyn, New York, were transporting 490 cartons of untaxed cigarettes from Virginia to New York. The tax value on the cigarettes is more than $21,000.

The men were each charged with criminal taxation fraud and were sent to Cattaraugus County Jail on $10,000 bail each.

The news leader of the Twin Tiers ... since 1947

No comments: