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[Russia, UK] The McMafia map of the world: How the real world of organised crime is a global enterprise

While the UK might seem safer than, say, Mexico or Afghanistan, it plays a key role in organised crime...“We are a market for people dealing in untaxed cigarettes... “Russia is involved in extortion and protection rackets in Russia itself. "But it is als
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:21
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[Canada, New York] Contraband tobacco seized at Peace Bridge

Canada Border Services Agency said it has seized more than 15,500 kilograms of undeclared loose leaf tobacco at the Peace Bridge in Fort Erie. On Jan. 22, a border services officer working at Peace Bridge commercial operations referred a tractor-trailer
St. Catharines (ON) Standard (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:18
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[UK] Store ordered to close after illicit tobacco find

County Durham-based Westlea Mini Market has been ordered to close for two months after illegal tobacco worth more than £20,000 was seized from the store in December, according to a media audit by tobacco company JTI. JTI said that in January there were
Talking Retail (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:17
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[China, UK] Illegal cigarettes are seized

Greenwich Trading Standards officers, acting on information, swooped on a mail box and confiscate the potentially dangerous cigarettes. The haul with a street value of more than £12,000 had been illegally shipped and imported into the country from Chin
London News Online (uk)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:17
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[New York] VIDEO: NYS Exposed: High cigarette taxes fuel the nation's biggest black market

If you buy black market cigarettes in New York State, there's a chance your money goes to some scary places. More than half of the cigarettes sold in New York are black market. News10NBC found the number one reason is the state tax.
WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:17
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February 14, 2018: Two Indian Citizens and India-based Corporation Sentenced for Conspiring to Smuggle Counterfeit Cigarettes

Abhishek Shukla and Harish Shabhai Panchal, both citizens of India, along with the India-based company, Jubilee Tobacco Industries Corp., were sentenced in federal District Court in Miami, for conspiring to smuggle counterfeit cigarettes into the United
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 16, 2018 17:17
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[Europe, Slovakia, Ukraine] VIDEO: Drones Fly Smuggled Smokes Into The EU

Smugglers are using drones to breach the border between Ukraine and Slovakia, supplying EU black markets with contraband cigarettes.
Radio Free Europe
added Feb 16, 2018 17:16
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[Australia] John Ibrahim's nephew among five more charged over alleged smuggling ring

A nephew of nightclub boss John Ibrahim is among a crop of five men recently charged with involvement in an alleged billion-dollar crime ring...Hassan "Sam" Sayour, 26, fronted court for the first time on Wednesday on charges of possessing illegal tobacco
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:16
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Trial Begins for One of Brazil's Largest Cigarette Smugglers

62-year old Roberto Eleutério da Silva, known as Lobão, began his trial in São Paulo. He and another 20 people, who were arrested in July last year, are charged with criminal organization, corruption and smuggling. The gang headed by Lobão moved at least
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:16
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[Brazil] Three-State Operation Arrests 6 Cigarette Smugglers

In an operation that included the states of Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul and Parana, the Brazilian Federal Police arrested six members of a gang specializing in cigarette smuggling. Another 17 people suspected of belonging to the gang, who also had ar
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:15
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