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[Florida] Ex-Atty Charged In Fla. With Embezzling Bankruptcy Funds ($$)

Josiah Ewing Hutton Jr., 60, of Winter Haven, faces up to five...wrongdoing related to a client named Patricia Regan, who the documents said received the funds from a tobacco...
added Dec 20, 2016 17:19

[Caribbean, Jamaica] Martin Henry | The Deadly Tobacco Trade

The country is losing nearly $2 billion in revenue annually from the trade in illegally imported cigarettes by criminals who are using the money earned to buy guns and ammunition, the police advised at a press conference called by the local cigarette com
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Dec 18, 2016 16:36

[Belarus, Europe] Lithuania caught up in spying, illicit border trade

In General Zydrunas Vaikasas' corner of the country, called the Dieveniskes Noose, it's mostly cartons of cigarettes named after the Belarusian capital, Minsk, that his team intercepts.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Dec 17, 2016 19:36

[Asia, Pakistan] FBR confiscates huge amount of illegal tobacco

Directorate of Intelligence and Investigation FBR conducted a raid on unregistered cigarette manufacturing unit in Buner that is run by Waheed Khan without having the federal excise certificate. The officers eventually seized the four Federal excise duty
Daily Times (pk)
added Dec 17, 2016 15:49

[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Cigarette Smuggling Costs Zim Millions

ZIMBABWE could be losing millions of dollars in unpaid taxes due to rampant smuggling of cigarettes into South Africa, investigations by this paper have revealed.Between 2014 and 2015, local customs officials seized nearly 2 500 cartons worth around $500
added Dec 17, 2016 06:58

[UK] Airline passenger downed four gin and tonics and threw PUNCH at air hostess

the 40-year-old Belgian national was accused by an air hostess of smoking in the toilets. Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court heard Lardinois denied he was smoking, before asking for another drink and then sitting back down in his seat.
The [London, UK] Express
added Dec 17, 2016 06:52

[Asia, Pakistan] FBR finds illegal cigarette manufacturing unit in Buner

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has found un-registered cigarette manufacturing unit in district Buner but investigations underway by the tax machinery showed that machines of this manufacturing unit have been allegedly purchased from formal players s
The News (pk)
added Dec 17, 2016 03:00

[Australia, UK] Deloitte

Deloitte has a longstanding relationship with the tobacco industry...front group, 'the Alliance of Australian Retailers’ (AAR) commissioned Deloitte to produce two reports on plain packaging in 2011 titled ‘Potential impact on retailers from the introduc (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Dec 16, 2016 21:51

[Canada] Significant Contraband Tobacco Seizure in Northwestern Ontario

Although the effects of contraband tobacco activities are not obvious, all Canadians, in one way or another, feel the repercussions of these activities in the form of: The loss of millions in federal and provincial government revenues. Undermining of pu
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) (ca)
added Dec 16, 2016 21:25

[Australia] ACCC proposes to deny authorisation for tobacco companies

has issued a draft determination proposing to deny authorisation to British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco, and Philip Morris (the tobacco companies) to jointly stop supply to retailers or wholesalers they believe are supplying illicit tobacco.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (au)
added Dec 16, 2016 21:24
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