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[Estonia, Sweden] On the hunt for contraband cigarettes

the Tax and Customs Board (MTA) has managed to reduce the market share of contraband cigarettes by half...The following is an account of one of their most successful operations—involving a contraband cigarette factory in Tartu County.
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Jun 16, 2017 14:20

[Europe] Estonian navy chief resigns over contraband scandal

The commander of the Estonian navy has resigned after a warship was found to be carrying large quantities of smuggled alcohol and cigarettes. Sten Sepper said that he took full responsibility for 56 cases of undeclared cigarettes and 1,000 litres of unde
BBC Online
added Nov 24, 2016 22:29

[Europe] Estonia's public revenue reduced by EUR 31 mln by illegal cigarettes

According to a study conducted by KPMG, the illicit cigarette trade caused a loss of 31 million euros to Estonia in 2015... "While the consumption of illicit cigarettes decreased in both the European Union and Estonia last year, the black market still ac
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jun 30, 2016 15:51

[Russia] Estonia arrests former KGB officers

“There are constant attempts to smuggle illegal immigrants, alcohol, tobacco, and light arms into Estonia. Given the present state of affairs concerning the border control, I assume that only a portion of the smuggling is actually prevented or detected,”
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 3, 2014 13:09

[Estonia, Russia] Eesti in brief

Tax and Customs Board department deputy director Raul Koppelmaa said that an estimated 4,000-5,000 people in Estonia are involved in smuggling and marketing contraband cigarettes, reports Public Broadcasting.
Baltic Times (lv)
added Oct 2, 2014 10:31

The share of smuggled Byelorussian cigarettes increases in Estonia

According to the so-called empty pack study of market research company Nielsen, the share of smuggled Byelorussian cigarettes is increasing in Estonia while the share of illegal Russian cigarettes is falling, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Jan 16, 2014 13:32

[Estonia] Russia eases unemployment in Narva with jobs and cigaret

about a thousand residents of Narva are actively visiting Ivangorod and bringing back cheap cigarettes to Estonia for sale.
Baltic Business News (BBN) (ee)
added Jun 28, 2012 11:31

[Russia] Hotspot – Estonia

Recently, cigarette smugglers have been crossing at various points on the Estonian-Russian border. Russian cigarettes are carried into Estonia ...Smugglers...provide ideal opportunities to harvest intelligence on the readiness of the EBG and the state of
Geographical Magazine (Royal Geographical Society) (uk)
added Jan 4, 2018 11:54

[Estonia] Greater Dangers to Pregnancy Than Smoking, Says Minister

Minister of Justice Hanno Pevkur said a new bill that would make it illegal for pregnant women to engage in behaviors they know to be damaging to the fetus, does not necessarily include smoking. As Eesti Päevaleht reported on Wednesday, a person can be
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Aug 29, 2013 14:40

[Estonia] Customs Nets Over Half a Million Contraband Cigarettes in May

ustoms Board - 846 of its 1,398 inspections at the borders netted contraband, while on roads, 19 violations were found in 677 stops.
Estonian Public Broadcasting [Eesti Rahvusringhääling] (ee)
added Jun 18, 2012 22:14
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