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[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
Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Dec 23, 2016 00:26

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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[UK] Spalding house fire: Victims smoked illegal cigarettes while drinking heavily

Three men who died in a house fire were heavily intoxicated while smoking illegal cigarettes...An inquest at Boston Coroners' Court heard "bargain" foreign cigarettes were found at the scene. Coroner Murray Spittal recorded a verdict of death by misadvent
BBC Online
added Dec 22, 2016 18:16

[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

[Tennessee] The trial must go on

Charges include conspiracy, obstruction of justice, extortion, bribery, wire fraud, mail fraud and honest services fraud. Prosecutors say they all made tens of thousands of dollars from the formation, marketing and operation of JailCigs, LLC and tried to
Murfreesboro (TN) Post
added Dec 21, 2016 22:49

Western New York trails pack in contraband tobacco seizures

New York State’s Cigarette Strike Force seized 53,307 cartons of contraband cigarettes and 261,220 untaxed cigars in 2016 – mostly outside Western New York. Just 644 cartons of contraband cigarettes, about 1 percent of the state’s total, were seized in
Buffalo (NY) News
added Dec 21, 2016 22:45


A problem that has long plagued border counties like Berrien, Cass and St. Joseph Counties here in Michigan is increasingly being felt in other border locations nationwide. It's the issue of cigarette smuggling. According to a new study by researchers wi
Moody on the Market
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40
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