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[UK] Shopkeeper sentenced for selling dangerous cigarettes hidden in wall

Goran Jalal, of no fixed address, was sentenced at Worthing Magistrates’ Court last Monday, according to West Sussex Trading Standards...He hid illegal foreign labelled cigarettes and tobacco in cavity walls when he owned the All Sorts convenience store i
Worthing Herald (uk)
added May 17, 2017 15:29

[Africa, Zambia] Smuggled cigarettes ‘robbing’ local producers

A LOCAL cigarette manufacturer says Government needs to seriously monitor and stop the smuggling of cigarettes into the country to promote the local industry. Roland Imperial Tobacco Company Limited (RITCO) general manager Aliport Ngoma said the preval
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added May 16, 2017 14:54

[UK] UP IN SMOKE Illegal cigarettes containing dead flies and even human EXCREMENT sold over the counter in London shops, sting reveals

THIS is the moment illegal cigarettes containing dead flies and human excrement are sold over the counter in London – with warnings the black market trade could worsen with the introduction of plain packaging. More than a third of London’s smokers have
The Sun (uk)
added May 16, 2017 14:51

[UK] Illegal tobacco tainted by asbestos and rats

One in eight retailers in London is selling illegal tobacco products, undercover research has found. As smoking laws are tightened on Saturday, more people could start buying illicit products, Japan Tobacco International says. It found that about 32 per
Times Of London (uk)
added May 16, 2017 12:38

[Malaysia] 'It's an enforcement issue'

TOBACCO manufacturers are maintaining their stand that any additional tax increase on cigarettes will only spur the “burgeoning illegal cigarette trade”. The Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers (CMTM) said the move would see a “no-win situa
New Straits Times (my)
added May 14, 2017 21:00

[Europe, Malta] The Second OLAF Report on Dalli

the Maltese judiciary has made no progress in any of the cases concerning Dalli. One case concerning the tobacco bribes has been dragging in the local court for years, and the new facts reported by OLAF last summer do not seem to have prompted any concret
New Europe
added May 14, 2017 10:43

[Pennsylvania] Smoking woman who sprayed GAS on customer who told her to stub out her cigarette is jailed for up to six years

Police say Meshoppen resident Kimberly Brinton, 51, was pumping gas with a lit cigarette at Mehoopany Dandy Mart when Tami Donovan told her to put it out.... Brinton pleaded guilty Tuesday to risking a catastrophe
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 13, 2017 01:44

[Africa, South Africa] EXCLUSIVE: Underworld, tobacco and drug war sparks shootings and protests

multiple takeovers are underway in the multi-billion rand industries of illegal cigarette, drug and nightclub protection rackets, and that traditional smuggling routes between the two cities are being shifted. In the past month, a public takeover of the
News24 (za)
added May 13, 2017 01:43

[Illinois] Two men admit smuggling in the largest load of untaxed tobacco in Minnesota history

Two Illinois men accused of smuggling in the largest load of untaxed tobacco in Minnesota history have pleaded guilty to felony charges. Mohammad Abdul Majid and Iman Ugurlu, both of Bridgeview, Ill., admitted Wednesday in Washington County District Cour
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added May 13, 2017 01:43

[Maryland, New York, Virginia] Comptroller’s FED Agents Assist in Two-State Illegal Cigarettes Probe

Agents from the Comptroller of Maryland’s Field Enforcement Division (FED) assisted Maryland State Police and the Henrico County (Va.) Police Department, as well as federal and state law enforcement agencies, in a nearly two-year investigation of illegal
The Bay Net (Hollywood, MD)
added May 13, 2017 01:43
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