RUSC Christmas Radio Station
Smoke Ring

Smoke Ring

Broadcast: October 20, 9999
Added: Nov 18 2021

“Another great story based on Frederick L. Collins’s copyrighted book, The FBI in Peace and War. Drama! Thrills! Action!” During the early part of 1954 a ring dealing in tobacco was defrauding the government of a sum in taxes, which was subsequently determined to be over one million dollars. This was accomplished through deliberate failure of the manufacturer to put revenue stamps on his cigar boxes while selling them to under the counter buyers. The FBI's attention was brought to the evasion when a fugitive wanted by the bureau was apprehended with a number of the unstamped boxes in his possession...