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[UK] BAT Faces Full U.K. Probe Into African Tobacco Bribe Report

“The case is one man’s word against another’s,” Duncan Fox, an analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence, said of the SFO probe. “For BAT, the situation with the FDA will lead to a new regulatory environment and that is of far greater importance right now.” The
Bloomberg News
added Aug 1, 2017 17:48
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[Pennsylvania] Snapchat video shows alcohol being forced down throats of alligators

shows alcohol being forced down the throats of two small alligators. Another clip shows the reptile being picked up by its tail with a burning cigarette shoved in its mouth. .. We showed the video to the the director of law enforcement for the SPCA who ha
WTXF Fox 29 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Aug 1, 2017 17:19
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[Africa, UK] BAT delivered fresh blow to scupper bond plans

plans for a jumbo multi-currency debt sale, expected this week, have likely been scuppered after the company suffered a fresh blow of corruption allegations on Tuesday. The company and its subsidiaries are being investigated for corruption by Britain's S
Reuters
added Aug 1, 2017 17:09
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[Africa, UK] Britain investigates British American Tobacco for corruption

Britain has opened a formal investigation into suspicions of corruption at British American Tobacco (BAT) (BATS.L) and its subsidiaries, nearly two years after allegations of bribery in Africa first surfaced.
Reuters
added Aug 1, 2017 17:09
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[Africa, UK] Update on Ongoing Investigation into Misconduct Allegations

we are investigating, through external legal advisers, allegations of misconduct. We have been co-operating with the Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) and [BAT] has been informed that the SFO has now opened a formal investigation. BAT intends to co-operate wit
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Aug 1, 2017 17:03
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[Africa, Kenya, UK] BAT investigated by Serious Fraud Office over bribery allegations

is under formal investigation by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office over claims that it bribed officials in east Africa to undermine anti-smoking laws. The company said on Tuesday that it and its lawyers had been investigating “allegations of misconduct”, and
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 1, 2017 15:28
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[Africa, Kenya, UK] VIDEO: British American Tobacco investigated by Serious Fraud Office

(BAT) says it is under official investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over allegations it paid bribes in East Africa. The allegations were first made in a BBC Panorama programme in 2015. BAT said that it had been investigating the claims throug
BBC Online
added Aug 1, 2017 15:08
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[UK] Trading Standards 'actively monitoring' Bristol Facebook selling pages for people selling fake goods

investigators from South Gloucestershire council found he was selling fake Mayfair cigarettes ... When his house was raided by Trading Standards, they found 70 suspected counterfeit items, along with 10,000 illegal cigarettes, branded up to be Mayfair.
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:05
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TMA: Major New Anti-Smuggling Tobacco Campaign Launches across UK Transport Hubs, High-Risk European Travel Routes and Online

The campaign which builds on previous TMA activities* seeks to challenge the flows of non-UK duty paid tobacco from known high-risk routes into the UK which is then sold on illegally in a variety of ways. Research shows that this ranges from simply selli
Business Wire
added Jul 31, 2017 23:36
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[Canada, USA] Grand River Enterprises Six Nations, Ltd., et al. v. United States of America

Grand River seeks not less than $310 million to $664 million for damages allegedly resulting from a 1998 settlement agreement between various state Attorneys General and the major tobacco companies, and certain state legislation that partially implements
US Department of State
added Jul 30, 2017 12:41
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