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[UK] Commercial landlords may have to police illicit tobacco sales under HMRC proposals

Commercial property landlords could be forced to actively inspect their properties and police tenants suspected of tobacco and other excise duty evasion under plans proposed by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), an expert has warned.22 Feb 2017
Out-law.com (Pinsent Masons)
added Feb 25, 2017 18:30
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers should be aware of thieves and prostitutes

Following the announcement by Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) that tobacco auction floors will open doors on 15 March 2017, pick pocketers and sex workers have obviously started rehearsing, perfecting old and new tricks of their trade in prep
Harare24
added Feb 25, 2017 17:56
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What A Tobacco Racketeering Case, Possible ATF Involvement Means For Tobacco Stocks

“If the federal government’s involvement basically opened up a way for certain individuals to game the system and make a bunch of money off of this, and basically be illicit cigarette dealers condoned by the federal government, then it’s less certain wha
Benzinga.com
added Feb 23, 2017 21:34
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[Europe] Brussels urges Belarus to raise excise taxes on cigarettes

[EC] has called on Minsk to raise its excise duty rates to EU levels. Günther Oettinger, the EU’s Budget Commissioner, for the first time recognised that low excise taxation on cigarettes in Belarus encouraged illicit trade. The main drivers of cigarett
EurActiv
added Feb 23, 2017 21:15
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[Africa] BAT touts 'extraordinary good' fiscal 2016 performance

Foremost is the projected mid-August closing of its $49.3 billion purchase of the 57.8 percent of Reynolds American Inc. that it does not already own. That deal would make BAT the largest publicly traded tobacco manufacturer in the world. BAT would gain
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 23, 2017 20:50
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Chaffetz demands answers from ATF on unauthorized informant program

In a letter to ATF, Chaffetz charged that the program was not authorized by the Justice Department, and allowed people who are supposed to serve as informants about illegal cigarette trafficking to pocket the money they earned along the way from selling
Washington DC Examiner
added Feb 23, 2017 13:53
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ASSUNTA: Introduce licensing for tobacco retailers

Obviously, retailer education not to sell contraband cigarettes is ineffective. Licensing of retailers is an efficient way to ensure that these contraband cigarettes don’t end up in smokers’ hands...The cost of the licence should be high enough for the re
New Straits Times (my)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:39
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[Virginia] Wyndham man pleads guilty in multi-million dollar cigarette trafficking case

A Henrico County man pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking part in a black market cigarette scheme that prosecutors said sold $15 million a year in illicit cigarettes. Fu Chen, 43, pleaded guilty to two felony charges that involve possessing more than 40,000
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Feb 22, 2017 19:33
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A.T.F. Filled Secret Bank Account With Millions From Shadowy Cigarette Sales

operatives used a web of shadowy cigarette sales to funnel tens of millions of dollars into a secret bank account. They weren’t known smugglers, but rather agents from [ATF]...racketeering lawsuit brought by a collective of tobacco farmers who say they we
New York Times
added Feb 22, 2017 16:28
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[Europe] Combating illicit trade a key pillar of Belgium’s anti-radicalisation strategy says deputy prime minister Jan Jambon

A Brussels conference has been told that the lucrative trade in illicit goods is helping to finance terrorist organisations such as Islamic State. Speaking on Tuesday at a conference on counterfeit trade, Belgium’s deputy prime minister Jan Jambon said
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:11
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