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[UK] Counterfeit tobacco and cigarettes sold on Facebook

Consignments made out to be genuine brands are being sold by people using fake profiles on buy and sell pages for the south-east of England. Cheap tobacco purchased by BBC South East was found to contain double the lead content and a third more cadmium
BBC Online
added Apr 2, 2017 01:44

Australian Border Force smash Adelaide, Melbourne tobacco smuggling syndicate

A SOUTH Australian woman has been arrested for allegedly importing more than nine tonnes of illicit tobacco into Melbourne and Adelaide. The woman, 31, along with a 29-year-old Victorian man, were arrested as a result of an Australian Border Force opera
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Apr 1, 2017 17:58

[Russia, Ukraine] Ukrainian Antimonopoly Committee office raided by PGO

a tax evasion scheme and steps to take a large amount of money out of Ukraine through the Megapolis Ukraine LLC..., the owners of Megapolis Ukraine (currently TEDIS Ukraine) tobacco products distribution monopoly have in fact included Russian citizen Kes
Interfax Ukraine (ua)
added Apr 1, 2017 12:04

[Russia, Ukraine] Ukrainian Tobacco Giant Suspected Of Helping Fund Separatists

Ukraine's Tedis Ukraine tobacco giant has been accused of tax evasion and financing Russia-backed separatists that control parts of the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk. Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov and Prosecutor-General Yuriy Lutsenko
Radio Free Europe
added Mar 31, 2017 23:32

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Price hikes will only help illegal cigarette market, says trade body

the Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers (CMTM), warned the increase could provide more fuel to the booming illegal market. It said any further price increases would not impact smoking rates as smokers would turn to the very cheap and readily
The Star (my)
added Mar 31, 2017 22:24

[New York] Elmhurst man busted for trying to deliver untaxed cigarettes to a store in Flushing

was booked earlier this month for attempting to deliver more than 180 cartons of untaxed cigarettes to a Flushing store for eventual sale, prosecutors announced on Thursday. Minyan Zhu, 30, of 80th Street was busted on March 22 as a result of an enforcem (Queens, NY)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:46

[Europe, Poland, Spain] Network Of Hashish And Counterfeit Tobacco Smugglers Dismantled

7 individuals have been arrested in a joint operation carried out by the Polish Police in cooperation with the Spanish National Police and with the support of Europol. The organised crime group (OCG) was involved in smuggling large quantities of hashish
added Apr 13, 2017 15:14

[Asia] Tobacco Institute of India Urges Govt to Slap High Taxation For Illegal Cigarettes

has urged the government to slap high taxation on the cigarette smuggling syndicates under the GST norms aimed at curbing the illegal industry. The TII -- a representative organisation of manufacturers, farmers, exporters -- has also said that the step wi
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 1, 2017 18:03

[Minnesota] Traffic stop leads to biggest seizure of untaxed tobacco products in MN history: More than $74,000 in tobacco taxes should have been paid

charged Mohammad A.M. Abdul Majid and Iman Gencehan Ugurlu, both from Bridgeview, IL...they reportedly provided an invoice for their shipment to the trooper. Neither the distributor, Statewide Distributors Inc., nor the wholesaler, Hudson Wholesale LLC, w
DL Newspapers (Detroit Lakes, MN)
added Mar 31, 2017 23:04

[New York] Man Arrested With Untaxed Cigarettes and $18K, Investigators Say

Flushing resident Minyan Zhu, 30, was arrested on March 22 after a joint investigation by the city's Department for Taxation and Finance, the district attorney's Office and other law enforcement officials. Zhu was seen loading three packages into a vehi
added Mar 31, 2017 23:02
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