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TOBACCO TRADE Duty-Free Cigarettes Sold in Unlimited Quantities on the U.S.-Mexico Border Pose Customs Challenges (PDF)

U.S. agencies identified three schemes to evade U.S. and Mexican cigarette-related tax and other laws: (1) diversion from a duty-free store into U.S. commerce; (2) smuggling into Mexico through U.S. ports; and (3) smuggling back into the United States aft
General Accounting Office (GAO)
added Nov 18, 2017 15:54
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[Canada] Contraband tobacco use on the rise in Guelph according to study

A study conducted by the Ontario Convenience Store Association shows a jump in contraband tobacco levels in the Guelph area. - Metro Creative photo The level of contraband tobacco in in Guelph rose from 30.3% last year to 34.3% this year, according to re
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Nov 18, 2017 15:47
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[Ireland] Ill Dublin Granny holds €23K worth of cigarettes to clear daughter's drug debt

The 61-year-old suffering with cancer was approached by a man who asked her to keep a total of 46,600 untaxed cigarettes
Dublin Live (ie)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:18
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[Spain] Guardia Civil uncover 250 TONNES of illegal tobacco leaf in Europe’s biggest ever haul

Some six people have been arrested after 250 tonnes of tobacco leaves were seized across eight different addresses in Caceres and Badajoz. The haul has a street value of more than €40 million. The property raids also turned up €23,000 in cash and a car
The Olive Press (es)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:11
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RCMP GTA CFSEU and its policing partners land a tremendous blow to organized crime in Canada Français

A partnership with the Ontario Provincial Police led Contraband Tobacco Enforcement Team (CTET) allowed this investigation to demonstrate the strong ties between contraband tobacco and the organized crime community. During this investigation, the CTET s
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:05
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PILLAY: Why Africa needs blockchain.

Another possible African application for blockchain is to assist in combatting the sale of counterfeit cigarettes. “This problem is very prevalent in Africa and to curb it manufacturers are now exploring the idea of storing the serials numbers of batches
IT News Africa (za)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:03
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[China, Papua New Guinea] Counterfeit Smokes Contain Feces

Tests show that Chinese counterfeits emit higher levels of dangerous chemicals, than brand-name cigarettes or original cigarettes: 80 percent more nicotine and 130 percent more carbon monoxide, and they contain dirt that includes insect eggs and human fe
[Papua New Guinea] Post-Courier
added Nov 18, 2017 02:59
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[New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania] Traffic stop turns up about 170,000 untaxed cigarettes

Driver was headed from North Carolina to NYC
WFMZ-TV Channel 69 (Allentown, PA)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:57
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[Mexico, Arizona] Cigarette black market on the rise

- Mexican drug gangs are using cigarette sales to launder profits from drug and human smuggling, according to a report released Monday by the Government Accountability Office. "ICE officials say that the same transnational criminal organizations that smu
azfamily.com (Newschannel 3)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:56
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[Africa] Intertwined: Cigarette smuggling and militancy

A KPMG study titled “Illicit Cigarette Trade in the Maghreb Region”, found that one in five cigarettes smoked in the region were illegal, representing 13 billion cigarettes in total. The report also concluded that if these cigarettes had been purchased a
Gulf News (ae)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:54
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