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[UK] Doncaster man sentenced over illegal tobacco

A retired Doncaster man has been sentenced after being caught with smuggled tobacco worth more than £230,000 in evaded tax. The tobacco was packaged in cardboard boxes with false documents attached stating the contents were kitchenware. The tobacco was
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Aug 17, 2017 15:57
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Man nabbed for using criminal force on NEA officer

Four NEA officers spotted the man smoking under a covered walkway, where smoking is prohibited, in Woodlands Centre Road on Aug 8. They stopped the man, but he refused to give his particulars to the officers.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 15, 2017 14:35
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Cleaner jailed 6 months and 4 weeks for hurting cop; slapping and threatening NEA officer

Despite a "No Smoking" sign just 3m away from him, a cleaner started to smoke as he drank his beer at the void deck of Block 676, Hougang Avenue 8. When two NEA officers approached him about it, he slapped and threatened one of them. And when two police
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 12, 2017 19:21
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[Asia-pacific] Indian-origin man jailed for six months in Singapore

An Indian-origin man has been sentenced to six months and four weeks in prison by a Singapore court for assaulting and threatening law enforcement officials who summoned him for smoking in a prohibited area.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 12, 2017 19:20
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Court schedules examination of Philip Morris Ukraine's tobacco processing documents in Ukraine in UAH 635 mln lawsuit

In May 2016, Philip Morris Ukraine challenged a tax bill for UAH 635.3 million sent after tax inquiries on the site by the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine in court. The lawsuit was launched after a tax dispute between the company and the authority, which
Interfax Ukraine (ua)
added Aug 11, 2017 15:55
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[Latin America] Contraband Cigarettes Surpass 50% of Market in 15 Brazilian States

A survey carried out by the National Forum Against Piracy pointed out that last year, contraband cigarettes, mainly from Paraguay, reached more than 50% of the markets in 15 of Brazil's 26 states. In five of them, participation was over 60%: 78% in Mato
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:12
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Court schedules examination of Philip Morris Ukraine’s tobacco processing documents in Ukraine

The lawsuit was launched after a tax dispute between the company and the authority, which accuses the company of violating the law when importing tobacco and exporting cigarettes and the unlawful use of the Marlboro brand.
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Aug 10, 2017 15:48
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[UK] Two Ipswich men sentenced for illegal tobacco offences

Raoof was sentenced to 200 hours community service and fined £500 and also ordered to pay an £80 victim surcharge. Ibrahim was sentenced to 100 hours community service and ordered to pay an £80 victim surcharge. Raoof was arrested after 20,600 illegal ci
Suffolk County Council (uk)
added Aug 10, 2017 15:43
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[Canada] 22-year-old man dies after being punched inside Starbucks in Burnaby, B.C.

"The woman tossed a cigarette out the window and he [Page-Vincelli] picked it up and he threw it back at her," said Michael Zimeras, who was one of the witnesses outside the coffee shop at the time. The woman went inside a nearby bank and came out with
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 10, 2017 15:37
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[Australia, Uae: Dubai] Customs officers charged over alleged tobacco smuggling ring linked to crime family

Customs official Craig Richard Eakin and former Customs employee Johayna Merhi were charged this week with corruption offences over an alleged tobacco smuggling ring. Documents obtained by the ABC suggest Eakin and Merhi are allegedly the latest in a li
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:38
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