Earlier this summer, New Times brought you the story of Roman Vidal, a 54-year-old Cutler Bay resident accused of funneling millions of dollars' worth of black-market cigarettes through the Port of Miami to criminal gangs in Europe.Just before 11 a.m. today, Vidal pleaded guilty to four counts of ... More >>
A few weeks ago, New Times brought you the story of our own black-market cigarette king, Roman Vidal.The feds accused the gray-haired Cutler Bay resident of funneling millions of illegal smokes through the Port of Miami to England and Ireland. Worse, investigators say Vidal's profits went to a group ... More >>
The feds say a local man smuggled millions of smokes for terrorists. He's not alone.
Feds say Cutler Bay man funded Irish terrorists through Port of Miami scheme.
A Cutler Bay man funneled money to the Irish terrorists who murdered two British soldiers in Belfast on Saturday, federal prosecutors say in a complaint unsealed in Miami-Dade court today and obtained by Riptide.For at least three years, Roman Vidal, 57, allegedly smuggled millions of dollars in bla ... More >>