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[South Africa] Illegal cigarette trade costing S.Africa $510 mln a year - study

South Africa has become one of the biggest markets for illegal cigarette sales and is losing out on 7 billion rand ($514 million) a year in potential tax revenue, a report funded by a tobacco industry group said on Thursday. The study carried out by Ipso
Reuters
added Jul 5, 2018 21:44
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[South Africa] S. Africa Losing $510 Million in Cigarette Tax, Report Says

South Africa has become one of the world’s biggest markets for illicit cigarette sales and is losing about 7 billion rand ($510 million) a year through related tax evasion, according to a report published by the country’s producer-funded Tobacco Institut
Bloomberg News
added Jul 5, 2018 21:43
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Australia's new front line in the war on drugs: Tobacco syndicate is smashed and 57 MILLION illegal cigarettes are seized - as smokers pay the highest prices in the world

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and Australian Border Force has busted an organised crime syndicate responsible for smuggling a staggering 57 million illegal cigarettes into ports in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane from Taiwan in ten sepa
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 5, 2018 21:28
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[Ohio] Semi carrying 30K pounds of cigarettes flips on U.S. 35 in Greene County

The driver of a semi-truck that was carrying 30,000 pounds of cigarettes fell asleep behind the wheel causing a rollover crash to occur on U.S. 35 in Greene County Wednesday morning.
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:18
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Mission accomplished! The Protocol is a reality!

Following the ratification of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland today, the conditions for the entry into force of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (the Protocol) have been met. Accordingly, the Protocol will
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 5, 2018 15:25
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[Canada, New York] ARCHIVE: Tory MP tells committee that illegal tobacco sales financed 1993 World Trade Center attack

Finley told a parliamentary committee this week she believes contraband tobacco sales financed “the blowing up of the Twin Towers,” as she argued against a government bill that would implement plain packaging for cigarettes.
National Post (ca)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:29
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Zig-Zag® Zero Tolerance Campaign Yields $3.1 Million Default Judgment against Counterfeiters

Recently, National Tobacco Company and its sister company North Atlantic Operating Company (NAOC) won a $3.1 million judgment against 14 groups of online counterfeiters selling Zig-Zag® papers through eBay and other online sellers, following up an earlier
Business Wire
added Jul 4, 2018 13:51
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[Nebraska] DC Circ. Says ATF Can Inspect Tribal Cigarette Cos.’ Records ($$)

upheld a ruling that four cigarette companies owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska must let the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives inspect their sales records, saying that being owned by a tribe doesn’t shield tribal companies from fe
Law360
added Jul 4, 2018 05:02
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[Maryland, New York] N.Y. man charged in connection with contraband cigarette investigation

a passenger bus was pulled over on northbound Route 13, and 340 packs of contraband cigarettes were seized from the driver. There were passengers on the bus at the time of the incident. According to the report, Min Qiang Chen of New York was charged wi
WMDT - TV (Salisbury, MD)
added Jul 4, 2018 04:40
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[California] El Monte Man Sentenced for Dodging Taxes on 143 Million Cigarettes

Isaac Rojas, 45, was also ordered by U.S. District Judge S. James Otero to pay $360,000 in restitution to the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Rojas pleaded guilty last year to a federal conspiracy
NBC Los Angeles
added Jul 4, 2018 03:16
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