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[Belgium, UK] OSBORNE: Revenue smokes out Big Tobacco

But please don’t call it smuggling, even if some people do have several Belgian holidays a month. Besides, the place is full of fags
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 14, 2014 08:52
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[Belgium, UK] BAT in line of fire after smuggling fine

Executives of British American Tobacco may be hauled before MPs after the group was fined by Revenue & Customs for breaching anti-smuggling laws. Margaret Hodge, chairwoman of the public accounts committee, who has called on HMRC to name problem tobacco
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 14, 2014 08:51
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[UK] British American Tobacco whacked with £650,000 fine by HMRC for "oversupplying" Belgium cigarette market

Apparently, that causes more low-cost cigarettes to be smuggled into the UK. According to papers seen by the Wall Street Journal, it is the first time a big tobacco company has been fined for “oversupply of products to high-risk overseas markets”, high-
City A.M. (uk)
added Nov 14, 2014 08:50
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[UK] HMRC fines cigarette maker for oversupplying Belgium

Cigarette maker British American Tobacco (BAT) has been fined £650,000 ($1m; €820k) by UK tax authorities for oversupplying its products to Belgium. This is the first time HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has imposed a penalty on a firm for supplying to area
BBC Online
added Nov 14, 2014 08:49
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[UK] British American Tobacco fined for oversupplying cigarettes to Belgium ($$)

British American Tobacco has been fined by HM Revenue & Customs for oversupplying cigarettes into Belgium which can be smuggled back into the UK. The fine from the taxman follows pressure from politicians who have complained HMRC has been too soft on tob
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 13, 2014 15:12
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[UK] HMRC fines cigarette maker for oversupplying Belgium

Cigarette maker British American Tobacco (BAT) has been fined £650,000 ($1m; €820k) by UK tax authorities for oversupplying its products to Belgium. This is the first time HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has imposed a penalty on a firm for supplying to areas
BBC Online
added Nov 13, 2014 15:11
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Dalligate, two years later…

Former European Commissioner John Dalli is still determined to piece together the circumstances which – he claims – brought Big Tobacco together with Maltese collaborators to remove him and spike strict anti-smoking laws.
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:54
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[Belgium, UK] Smokers take ‘fag ferry’ to stock up and beat taxman ($$)

First it was the booze cruise, now it’s the great British fag run. Smokers — and smugglers — are flocking to a small village on the Belgian coast in search of cheap tobacco to beat the taxman.
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 21, 2014 09:43
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[Belgium] Outgoing European Commissioner Tonio Borg honoured by WHO for contribution on tobacco control

Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, Director of the World Health Organization's Regional Office for Europe presented a certificate of appreciation to Dr Borg on behalf of the WHO Director General in recognition for the EU Commission's outstanding contribution to tobacco
Malta Independent (mt)
added Oct 17, 2014 00:58
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] OLAF chief Kessler does not testify in Zammit bribery case

'We are in the dark as to what is going on', said defence lawyer Edward Gatt over Giovanni Kessler's refusal to testify in a Maltese court of law.
Malta Today (mt)
added Oct 16, 2014 11:46
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