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Mother and son charged in illegal cigarette scheme
News Melissa Chan 11/23/2012 at 1:06PM

A Flushing mother and son duo was arrested last Tuesday when their alleged cigarette smuggling scheme went up in smoke, authorities said. Ying-Jian Lin, 48, and her son, Xiao Lin, 23, have been charged with violating various state tax laws after investigators seized 677 cartons of untaxed Asian brand cigarettes and $132,000 in cash from [...]