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[Asia, Pakistan] FBR discovers non- tax paid cigarettes at warehouse

has unearthed mismatched different brands of cigarettes to the tune of 5988 packarites in a warehouse of Philip Morris Pakistan...shows alarming trends that the legal cigarette manufacturer is allegedly being involved into producing and selling non duty p
The News (pk)
added May 31, 2017 14:07

[USA, North Carolina, Virginia] After nearly 3 weeks on the run, both escaped prisoners in custody in Mexico

Qazah was sentenced in the Western District of North Carolina in 2012 to 18 years in prison for his role in a cigarette smuggling ring operating in North and South Carolina from August 2009 to November 2011. Mohamed was sentenced in the Eastern District
US Embassy and Consulates in Mexico (mx)
added May 30, 2017 23:40

[Europe] STOBIE: Industry should take lead on TT&A governance

The EU wants to tackle counterfeit pharmaceuticals and tobacco. Tracking, tracing and authentication (TT&A) has a big role to play in this. But who should be tasked with implementing and monitoring it? Craig Stobie explains how the problem should be hand
added May 30, 2017 23:23

[Cyprus] Tobacco smugglers fined more than €11,000

Customs officers seized more than 41 kilos of nargile tobacco and arrested three people on Sunday for tax evasion. At around 11.30am officers who checked the luggage of a passenger arriving at Larnaca airport found 25.4 kilos of tobacco in his possession
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added May 31, 2017 00:16
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Hands off our mate: Australia's most popular shopkeeper swamped by well-wishers after he was viciously bashed after 'asking a man to stop smoking in his store'

A 'local celebrity' and convenience store owner who was allegedly assaulted during a violent brawl outside his shop has been overwhelmed by the support of his concerned customers. Hazem Sedda, 31, was allegedly punched in the side of the head by a custo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2017 18:49

[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Smokers Undeterred as Bills Keep Rising

But irrespective of the programs to create awareness on the harmful effects of smoking, statistics show that 14-15% of Iranians from the 80 million population are regular cigarette smokers (more than 3% are women, and 20% men). “Though most of the cigar
Financial Tribune
added May 29, 2017 01:09

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Mighty Corp faces third tax evasion complaint

Bureau of Internal Revenue on Friday filed a P1.39-billion tax evasion complaint against Mighty Corp, the third such case against the cheap cigarette maker. The complaint stemmed from a raid on Mighty Corp's warehouse in General Santos City last March 24,
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added May 27, 2017 23:30

[Latvia] Illegal cigarette factory busted, seven arrested

The State Revenue Service's Customs Police have busted a major counterfeit cigarette production facility in Babite Region, the Revenue Service's Director General Ilze Cirule told a press conference May 25.
Public broadcasting of Latvia (lv)
added May 27, 2017 23:29
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[UK] Syrian illegal worker, 18, is found in tobacco raid in Southend Chloe Chapman

Officers seized 1,500 cigarettes and 5kg of tobacco during the raids. They also uncovered an 18-year-old from Syria who was working in the UK illegally. Checks by Immigration Enforcement officers identified that the man has an ongoing immigration applic
Southend Standard (uk)
added May 27, 2017 23:29

[New York] Judge Orders UPS to Pay $247 Million for Illegally Shipping Cigarettes

“A very significant award” was necessary because of the public health hazard posed by cigarettes and as a deterrent to future bad conduct, said Judge Katherine B. Forrest of Federal District Court in Manhattan. In her opinion, Judge Forrest wrote that th
New York Times
added May 27, 2017 17:45
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