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Large amount of contraband cigarettes found in car on Estonia-Russia border

The Mercedes-Benz with a Russian license plate and with a 33-year-old Russian citizen behind the steering wheel was stopped at the Koidula border crossing point in southeastern Estonia at 4:10 p.m., spokespeople for the South prefecture said.
Baltic Times (lv)
added Dec 1, 2017 15:34

[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

Market share of illicit cigarettes down 1.6 pp in Estonia

Altogether 13.3% of the packs of tobacco products found in Estonia have been brought into the country as illicit goods, which is 1.6 percentage points less than the year before, it appears from a survey carried out by Nielsen, cites
The Baltic Course (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 17:02

[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
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