Brothers Plead Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute More Than $6.6 Million in Contraband Cigarettes

From: US Department of Justice |U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Maryland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | January 29 , 2015

BALTIMORE, MD—Elmar Rakhamimov, a/k/a “Eric Rakhamimov,” age 42, of Owings Mills, Maryland, and his brother, Salim Yusufov, age 43, of Reisterstown, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to a conspiracy to traffic over $6.6 million in contraband cigarettes. Rakhamimov also pleaded guilty to trafficking in contraband cigarettes and distribution of oxycodone. Yusufov also pleaded guilty to health care fraud and to receipt and delivery of misbranded drugs.