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[UK] Illicit tobacco factory dismantled after raids

Eleven men have been arrested as a suspected illicit tobacco factory was dismantled in North-west England by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). The arrests were made in 17 simultaneous searches across North-west England and Scotland. HMRC found residential
Talking Retail (uk)
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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[Asia, India] Major drive against sale of tobacco products

In a major drive carried out within the limits of Kochi Range by the police on Friday against the sale of tobacco products near educational institutions, 175 persons were arrested and 177 cases were registered. The drive witnessed 1,170 raids in which 5
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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An analysis of the Australian illicit tobacco market

The Australian Government loses $1bn per year in tobacco tax because of smuggling. The illicit supply also means that the social goal of the tax, namely, dissuading tobacco consumption, is undermined.
Journal of Financial Crime
added Feb 18, 2017 00:12
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[New York] 3 are charged for bootleg cigarette ring in eastern Missouri

Police believe the trio purchased thousands of dollars in cigarettes using fraudulent credit cards at convenience stores in Washington, Union, Cape Girardeau,... A representative of the Fas-Trip convenience store chain said this kind of crime hurts local
KYTV KY3 (Springfield, MO)
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Proposed licensing aimed at curbing illegal distribution of tobacco products, says minister

The proposed licensing of tobacco and tobacco products is aimed at curbing the illegal distribution of tobacco products in the market, said Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Mah Siew Keong. He said the enforcement of the regulations co
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 20, 2017 16:05
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Stakeholder's feedback on war against illegal tobacco trade, wanted

stakeholders’ feedback on the best way to tighten enforcement against illegal distribution of tobacco, said Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong. The National Kenaf and Tobacco Board (NKTB), which comes under his minist
New Straits Times (my)
added Feb 18, 2017 00:19
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[Louisiana, North Carolina] NOPD officers awaiting federal contraband trafficking trial back at work

Two New Orleans police officers awaiting a federal court trial for their alleged involvement in an interstate contraband cigarette trafficking scheme have returned to active duty at NOPD headquarters, the department said Thursday (Feb. 16).
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Feb 18, 2017 00:16
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[New York] FedEx Can Seek Documents On Illegal Cigarette Shipping ($$)

FedEx can seek documents from New York City it believes may shield the company from claims it illegally and knowingly delivered untaxed cigarettes from a Long Island Native American reservation to the Big Apple, a New York federal judge has ruled. The Tu
Law360
added Feb 18, 2017 00:14
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] High taxes trigger an influx of illicit cigarettes

Over the last decade, total smoking has increased with declining cigarette volumes and growing beedi, while smuggled products have recorded an increase. Customs officials recently arrested three persons at the Colombo International Airport for attemptin
Sri Lanka Mirror (lk)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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[UK] Couple used home as smugglers' cove

A couple who paid for their Northampton home through a tobacco smuggling scam has been sentenced. HM Revenue and Customs discovered Rimandas Urvakis, 59, was using the house he shared with wife Marija Urvakiene, 61, as a distribution hub after 179,000 c
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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