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[Africa] Kenya BAT scandal: Raila tried to stop KRA from freezing Mastermind Tobacco accounts

Raila Odinga "intervened" to stop Kenya Revenue Authority from freezing Mastermind Tobacco Kenya's accounts over non payment of taxes amounting to billions. In the letter dated May 4, 2010, the office of the Prime Minister wrote to then KRA boss Michael
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Dec 23, 2015 04:59
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[Africa, Kenya] Raila entangled in BAT’s grand bribery of senior KRA officials

According to Mr Hopkins, Mr Odinga’s office ordered the KRA to freeze multi-million shilling tax demands issued to Mastermind Tobacco – the maker of the Supermatch brand of cigarettes. Mr Odinga’s office wrote to the then KRA boss Michael Waweru asking h
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Dec 22, 2015 21:39
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[Africa, Kenya] British American Tobacco paid union to disrupt production at one of its chief rivals, whistleblower claims

The union plan was part of a strategy to drive Mastermind Tobacco, an African rival, out of business. The clandestine plot is revealed in internal BAT documents disclosed by whistleblower Paul Hopkins, who worked for the tobacco giant in Africa for 13 ye
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 21, 2015 12:17
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[Europe] Are Hybrids the Future for Electronic Cigarettes?

British American Tobacco (NYSEMKT:BTI) may have what could perhaps best be described as the Reese's peanut butter cup of smoking. The tobacco giant's new iFuse electronic cigarette seeks to combine the best of two worlds: the more healthful benefits of v
Motley Fool
added Dec 20, 2015 19:09
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Lotta al contrabbando. Accordo tra il Gdf e British American Tobacco Italia [Combating smuggling. Agreement between the GDF and British American Tobacco Italy]

BAT Italy, by signing this Memorandum of Understanding, has donated today to the Provincial Command of Financial Police of Naples 6 vehicles... In addition, BAT will take charge of organizing training and refresher courses on the smuggling and counterfeit
Il Quaderno (it)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:34
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[Europe, Greece] Greek crisis and tax hike foster cigarette smuggling

Consumption of smuggled cigarettes has risen by about 50%...an agreement between the Naples Guardia di Finanza (financial police) and British American Tobacco, during which discussion was held on the illegal market of ''Illicit Whites'' cigarettes produce
La Redazione ANSAmed (it)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:24
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[Africa, East Africa] Bullets, prostitutes and ‘mass corruption’: How a tobacco giant’s Mr Fix-It turned whistleblower

Paul Hopkins, the man who used to do British American Tobacco’s dirty work...What his military career had not prepared him for was the bribery and corruption in the corporate world. When he questioned BAT’s order to “facilitate” payments to law enforcemen
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:21
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[Africa, East Africa, UK] BAT share price: Whistleblower accuses company of ignoring corruption claims

“A recording of that meeting made by Hopkins appears to show him being cut off as he attempts to explain the alleged activities taking place in parts of east Africa,” The Sunday Times said. The newspaper also reported that Hopkins had revealed further do
iNVEZZ Limited
added Dec 15, 2015 15:52
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Cigarette plain packaging to cost Big Tobacco USD5bn a year, says Goldman Sachs

As a result of the long-term impact, Goldman downgraded British American Tobacco (BAT) to 'sell' and removed fellow FTSE 100 cigarette giant Imperial Tobacco from its 'conviction buy' list, but maintained its 'buy' recommendation.
ShareCast(uk)
added Dec 11, 2015 22:55
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[UK] BAT slips after fresh twist in bid talk

Traders speculating about a BAT offer for Imperial Tobacco latched on to news that UBS had ceased coverage of the
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 11, 2015 18:30
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