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Smugglers Used River to Carry cigarettes from Paraguay to Brazil

The Brazilian Federal Police seized seven boats in the Parana River loaded with 125 thousand cigarette packs being smuggled from Paraguay. Discovered near the town of Navirai in Mato Grosso do Sul, the material had entered the country along the border wi
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:12
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[Brazil] Launching a Movement to Combat Smuggling and Illegal Trade

The Brazilian Institute of Competitive Ethics (ETCO) and the City of São Paulo launched a movement to combat smuggling and the sale of counterfeit products. The goal is to attract the largest cities in the country, where illegal trade is stronger. In Bra
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:20
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[Latin America] Contraband Cigarettes Surpass 50% of Market in 15 Brazilian States

A survey carried out by the National Forum Against Piracy pointed out that last year, contraband cigarettes, mainly from Paraguay, reached more than 50% of the markets in 15 of Brazil's 26 states. In five of them, participation was over 60%: 78% in Mato
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:12
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[Latin America, Paraguay] Brazil Loses $2.1 Billion in Taxes on Cigarette Smuggling

Cigarettes are the most seized contraband product in Brazil. It is estimated that, in a year, the country loses almost R$6.5 billion (US$2.1 billion) in taxes. Most of this contraband comes in through Paraguay, which borders the states of Mato Grosso do
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:54
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[Latin America] Brazil Stops Using Military Drones in Fight Against Illicit Trade

The service would run for 24 hours and every day of the week, with real-time data and image transmissions. The planned use was never operational, like seizing a truckload of smuggled cigarettes. The objective would be, for example, to identify the route
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:48
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[Latin America] Brazilian drug gang PCC is strengthening its links with Hezbollah / The alliance is feeding power and profits of both groups

The PCC reportedly smuggles drugs and arms to the Lebanese paramilitary group, plus electronic products, cigarettes, clothing and fuel...smuggled goods such as cigarettes are also denting Brazil’s economy. The National Forum Against Piracy and Illegality
plus55 (br)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:52
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[Brazil] A guerra perdida contra o tráfico na fronteira com o Paraguai [The lost war against trafficking on the border with Paraguay]

Cigarette smuggling is a millionaire business, lucrative and closely linked to drug trafficking... Traffickers hide marijuana, cocaine and weapons in cigarette smuggling carts to circumvent surveillance
Epoca (br)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:19
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Axis Biotec Announces the Construction of an Innovative Tobacco-Based Biopharmaceutical Expression and Pilot Manufacturing Facility in Brazil

Business Wire
added Jun 20, 2017 17:08
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[Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, USA] Insisten en que contrabando de cigarrillos financia a Hezbollah [They insist that cigarette smuggling funds Hezbollah]

The Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a US organization, issued a report to the US Congress that once again notes that the route of cigarette and drug smuggling funds Hezbollah and other groups Terrorists.
Ultima Hora (py)
added May 18, 2017 02:03
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[South America/Caribbean] Philip Morris International PM Brazil is proud to support the Center for Digital Inclusion

in bringing technology solutions that help inspire learning in schools in tobacco growing regions. Thank you Comitê Para Democratização da Informática de Santa Catarina for offering...
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added Apr 11, 2017 23:07
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