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[Australia] Perth baker made plenty of dough smuggling two tonnes of tobacco

A Perth bakery owner imported more than two tonnes of tobacco illegally into Australia, defrauding the Commonwealth to the tune of almost $2 million, a WA court has heard. For the first time, details of the Australian Border Force (ABF) illicit tobacco (au)
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57
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[Ireland] Eleven arrested after illegal cigarette factory uncovered in Co Louth

The discovery was made in Jenkinstown, Co Louth on Thursday morning. This is the first time a commercial illicit cigarette production plant was discovered in the State. Gardaí say the factory was in full operation when Revenue officers and the Armed S
Newstalk 106-108 FM (ie)
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57

[New Zealand] Dairy owners repeatedly hit by thieves stop selling ciggies, but pay the price

Both convenience stores made the bold move to deter robbers after being repeatedly hit by thieves. Cigarettes are often the prime prize of criminals targeting dairies and service stations around the country.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco theif appears in court

A 25-year-old Mvurwi man has been arraigned before the court for stealing 17 340 plants of the golden leaf from his employer's field. Cephas Musaidzi of Ruia B Plot 1 farm appeared before Guruve Resident Magistrate Shingirayi Mutero accused of reaping
Bulawayo24 (zw)
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57

Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products after Implementation of an FDA Product Standard (PDF) (25pp)

there might remain strong, legal demand for components that, while intended for legal products outside the scope of the standard, could be used to make an illicit product. If diverted into an illicit channel, such components would represent a means by
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 15, 2018 19:28

Measuring illicit cigarette trade in Colombia

e low overall penetration of illicit cigarettes in Colombia indicates that the industry’s warnings against tax increases are not justified. The limited importance of tax levels as determinant of consumption of illicit cigarettes is also suggested by the d
Tobacco Control
added Mar 15, 2018 15:23

[UK] Tobacco smuggling shopkeeper jailed for five years

A Hull shopkeeper, who was caught with more than one million illicit cigarettes stashed in self-storage containers, has been jailed for five years after being investigated by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Aras Rasul Rashid, of Spring Bank, Hull, was cau
Forecourt Trader (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:13
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[Florida] Marco Rubio, Bill Nelson, Ted Deutch Continue Efforts to Get Iran to Release Bob Levinson

Levinson worked for the FBI and DEA and went missing in 2007 during a private investigation case in Iran involving cigarette smuggling. Back in 2013, the Associated Press ran a story insisting Levinson worked for the CIA.
Sunshine State News (Tallahassee, FL)
added Mar 14, 2018 23:03

[New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Virginia] Rocky Mount business owners charged in $25 MILLION cigarette trafficking ring

On January 31st of this year a complaint was filed in the Manhattan New York Federal Court against H&H Distributors located in Rocky Mount. The defendants are ANWAR ALSAIDI, MUSSA HAMZA, SHAREEF HASSAN, AMJED HATU and AKRAM SHAMAKH
Fighting Crime NC
added Mar 14, 2018 23:02

VIDEO: Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska's long-smoldering cigarette dispute with feds heats up

“They have wanted the documents, I think … so they can create problems for us with other states,’’ Monaghan said last week. “Every state deals with this issue of taxation and distribution (of cigarettes manufactured on Indian land). The ATF, I think, was
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 14, 2018 22:52
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