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[Australia] Adelaide supermarkets burnt by cigarette plain-packaging scam

A SCAMMER capitalising on the change to plain-packaged cigarettes has stolen $30,000 worth of smokes from 14 supermarkets across South Australia and Victoria. On each occasion, the man has posed as a tobacco company employee to deceive supermarket staff
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Dec 11, 2012 20:16
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[Korea - South] Interpol denied observer status at WHO anti-tobacco meeting in Seoul

‘Interpol – the international police organisation that works to identify, disrupt and dismantle transnational organized networks behind the trafficking in illicit goods – was denied observer status as a result of a donation by Philip Morris Internationa
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 22, 2012 17:00
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[Fiji, Korea - South] Cigarette smuggling

According to the Health Minister Dr Neil Sharma, smuggling of illicit cigarettes was a global issue. Dr Sharma, who just returned from an international meeting on the Framework on Convention on Tobacco in South Korea last week, said smuggling of illicit
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Nov 22, 2012 06:32
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[Connecticut] Moffa admits disguising tobacco shop donations to speaker

One year ago, David "Buffalo" Moffa was hatching a conspiracy in a Waterbury tobacco shop to violate campaign finance laws and corrupt the state legislature. Moffa pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in New Haven to participating in the illegal scheme
Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added Nov 4, 2012 12:27
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[Europe, Malta] AG hands Dalli report to the police

Malta's Attorney General has submitted the EU's anti-fraud agency report to the police.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Oct 29, 2012 16:28
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[Missouri, New York] Untaxed cigarettes behind federal raid on Seneca Nation warehouse

Federal agents conducted a raid related to cigarettes on a warehouse on a Seneca Nation reservation in western New York on Wednesday, a witness said.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 27, 2012 09:45
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[Nebraska] 6 indicted for smuggling, selling untaxed Vietnamese cigarettes

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Six people were indicted in federal court Friday for operating a smuggling ring that illegally imported cigarettes from Vietnam.
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
added Sep 27, 2012 09:24
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[Canada] Illegal cigarettes cost Ottawa millions in lost tax

"RCMP has estimated 175 organized gangs are making millions and millions of dollars from this, and investing it into drugs, guns, even human smuggling," Grant claimed. A statement on the RCMP's website backs that claim.
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 14, 2012 08:20
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[Virginia] GALUSZKA: The cigarette pipeline starts in Va.

The Right to Smoke crowd is indirectly to blame because they have helped shoot down every attempt to hike the state's low tobacco tax rates. It is ironic, because they often harangue the state about deficit spending while shutting off an obvious source o
Washington Post
added Sep 10, 2012 17:38
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[South Africa] Zimbabwe's illicit smokes flow into SA

Zimbabweans smoke more than five million cigarettes a day. But the really big money is made through an illicit cigarette trade in which Zimbabwean products end up being sold in South Africa.
Business Day (za)
added Sep 9, 2012 22:11
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