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Sounds like a move in the right direction

The A.T.F. traces its roots to Eliot Ness and the Prohibition-era federal agents made famous in the movie "The Untouchables." But the modern A.T.F. has focused its stagnant budget on violent crime and bombings, while tobacco smuggling - a little-known crime that costs the government billions in lost taxes each year - goes largely unenforced.

Under the Trump administration's plan, the Treasury Department would inherit the authority to investigate tobacco and alcohol smuggling. The A.T.F. would need a new name. One possibility: the Bureau of Arson, Explosives and Firearms, or A.E.F.

The move would resolve a bureaucratic split that has existed for years. Treasury collects the taxes on cigarettes and liquor, but A.T.F. investigates efforts to evade those taxes.
 

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ATF actually traces it's roots to the beginning of the country. Taxes on alcohol were one of the main revenue sources for the new republic. See Whiskey Rebellion.

Most tobacco smuggling is investigated and prosecuted on the state level these days. This doesn't do much about the organized crime guys who do it by the tractor trailer load and/or forged tax stamps.
 
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