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[UK] 111,000 illegal cigarettes seized during raids in Newton Aycliffe, Shildon, Fencehouses and Chester-le-Street

MORE illegal cigarettes were seized in County Durham in just one day than in the last 12 months during a series of raids this morning... The latest raids, part of Operation Grouse, were in response to information received through the Keep It Out illicit
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Apr 12, 2018 00:24

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 25 smokers caught with contraband cigarettes in CBD

More than 25 people were caught smoking contraband cigarettes in an enforcement operation by the Singapore Customs last Friday. In a Facebook post on Monday, the Singapore Customs said that plainclothes officers were out in the Central Business District
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 11, 2018 13:43

Italy busts new smuggling ring bringing migrants from Tunisia

Prosecutors in Palermo issued arrest warrants for 13 people — seven Tunisians, five Moroccans and an Italian woman — suspected of people smuggling and trafficking in contraband cigarettes, according to a copy of the document seen by Reuters.
added Apr 10, 2018 17:49

[Asia, Pakistan] Accessible price of cigarette brands a bigger threat than Illicit trade: Report

The consumer accessible price of cigarette brands is more alarming for health of the people in the country than the illicit trade in the country, which has a low volume contrary to the claim of tobacco industry, report said on Monday. Pakistan National H
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 10, 2018 17:35

Long-simmering battle over e-cigarettes erupts as FDA clamps down on nicotine

Anti-tobacco groups say it's time for vaping companies to submit information about their products to the FDA, while e-cigarette manufacturers say such a demand is burdensome, unnecessary, and would create a black market of dangerous products. Meanwhile,
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Apr 10, 2018 16:36

[Asia-pacific] 25 smokers caught with contraband cigarettes in CBD by Singapore Customs plainclothes officers

In a Facebook post on Monday, Singapore Customs said that plainclothes officers were out in the Central Business District to look for smokers with contraband cigarettes. It added that such operations are conducted islandwide to curb the demand for these
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 10, 2018 16:35

[UK-Wales] Illegal tobacco sold across Wales at 'pocket money prices'

S4C’s current affairs programme Y Byd ar Bedwar will tonight examine the trade in illegal tobacco, estimated to account for 15% of all the tobacco sold in Wales - the highest proportion throughout any nation or region in the UK. 15% of all tobacco sold
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Apr 10, 2018 16:00

[Canada] Inmate beaten to death for a few grams of tobacco, court told

A man who was killed at the Montreal Detention Centre nearly two years ago was beaten to death by three fellow inmates for just a few grams of tobacco, the prosecutor in the murder trial of the trio told a jury on Monday. “All this for a few unfortunat
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 9, 2018 22:19

[Australia] Illegal tobacco seized from Koonoomoo farm

The Australian Taxation Office has seized 17.6 tonnes of illegal tobacco and 44 kilograms of seedlings from a farm in Koonoomoo. The tobacco seized on Thursday has an estimated excise value of more than $16 million. The warrant action is in addition to
Shepparton (VIC) News (au)
added Apr 7, 2018 20:42

[New York, North Carolina] Tax probe targets local store owner

A Rocky Mount business owner who recently purchased a local chain of convenience stores has been named in a federal racketeering lawsuit...Shareef Hassan is partial owner of H&H Distributors in Rocky Mount and associated with Bi-Rite Market in the Battle
Rocky Mount (NC) Telegram
added Apr 6, 2018 19:20
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