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[UK-Northern Ireland] Customs seized huge haul of black market cigarettes and tobacco in Louth in 2016

Customs officers seized more than 124,500 cigarettes and 12.9kg (28lb) of tobacco in one county during 2016. The Revenue service said its investigators launched a series of operations to disrupt th[...]
The Irish News (uk)
added Dec 28, 2016 18:09

[Kentucky] Judge sentences last defendant in $48M cigarette tax fraud scheme

A Kentucky judge has sentenced the last of nine defendants in a $48 million domestic and international cigarette tax fraud scheme. U.S. District Judge David L. Bunning on Thursday in Covington sentenced Anthony Cosica, 54, of Pinetop, Ariz., to 24 month
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Dec 24, 2016 23:51

[Kentucky] Sentencing ends $48 million global cigarette tax fraud case

Federal prosecutors say that the last defendant in a vast, $48 million cigarette tax fraud scheme has been sentenced, ending a case that stretched across the country and around the globe. Kerry Harvey, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentu
Charlottesville (VA) Daily Progress
added Dec 24, 2016 14:13

[Canada] Cornwall Regional Task Force Seizes 3 Tons of Tobacco

On December 20, 2016, during an enforcement operation, the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) intercepted a cube van exiting a South Glengarry shoreline property. The traffic stop resulted in the seizure of 3,080 kilograms of contraband fine cut tobacco
Cornwall (ON) Free News (ca)
added Dec 24, 2016 14:46

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 8 Indonesians arrested for allegedly peddling contraband cigarettes

Local authorities have arrested eight Indonesian men for allegedly peddling duty-unpaid cigarettes and committing immigration offences. The suspects were apprehended at Yew Tee Industrial Estate during a joint operation between the Immigration & Checkpoi
AsiaOne (sg)
added Dec 23, 2016 20:22
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[UK] Hundreds of thousands of illegal cigarettes and alcohol seized in raid turned into electricity

Almost 150,000 cigarettes and tonnes of illegal alcohol seized during raids in Lincolnshire have been turned into electricity. The substances were taken to a specialist recycling centre where the cigarettes were broken down and the energy fed into the N
Lincolnshire Echo (uk)
added Dec 23, 2016 13:35

[New York] Genesee County outdoes the state when it comes to seizing illegal cigarettes

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that his two-year-old Cigarette Strike Force had seized more than 53,000 cartons of illegal, untaxed cigarettes so far this year. That’s a 117 percent increase from last year’s totals. “New York has zero tolerance for
Batavia (NY) Daily News
added Dec 23, 2016 00:30
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AGENCY: Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Treasury. ACTION: Final rule; Treasury decision (PDF)

(c) Required information. In the case of tobacco products and cigarette papers and tubes imported into the United States for consumption, the importer, if filing electronically, must file with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) the information
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added Dec 23, 2016 00:26

[UK] EU report backs joint effort to trace illicit cigarettes

A Europe-wide system to track cigarettes should be run by the industry together with independent third parties, according to a draft report commissioned by the EU, in a blow to the companies hoping to secure an individual contract and big tobacco groups.
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 22, 2016 15:42

New regs for Thursday: Lipstick, endangered, alcohol and tobacco

Importation: The Treasury Department’s Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau is moving forward with new importation rules. The importation rules would apply to beer, wine, distilled spirits, as well as various tobacco products.
The Hill
added Dec 23, 2016 00:23
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