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[Gibraltar] £100,000 fine in tobacco case

The Stipendiary Magistrate, Charles Pitto, has imposed a fine of £100,000 or on default six months imprisonment on Jesus Sanchez Blanco, who pleaded guilty in Court yesterday morning.
added Feb 5, 2015 11:01

[Eastern Europe, Europe, Gibraltar, Spain] EADE: Cigarettes can damage our health

Gibraltar faces being put into the same pen as Eastern European countries or non EU States that turn a blind eye to cigarette smuggling. I have been reporting on cigarette smuggling since the early 1990s and the black launch days in Gibraltar's harbours.
added Jun 29, 2013 10:22

EDITORIAL: Tobacco smuggling all over Spain, but Spanish Foreign ministry only highlights Gibraltar...

The Spanish government are forever attempting to give Gibraltar a bad name over tobacco smuggling when, as everybody knows except them, those involved in such activity tend to be Spaniards. Not only that but the amount of tobacco seized at the La Linea
added May 21, 2014 10:22

[Gibraltar, Spain] Tobacco-related offences / Dangerous Driving Arrests & 120,000 cigarettes/vehicle seized.

4 local men (aged 18 - 37) and 2 Spanish nationals (Aged 33 & 44yrs) were arrested in the early hours of Thursday 7th January 2016 by RGP uniformed officers on suspicion of various tobacco-related offences, following a high-speed vehicle pursuit and sear
Vox Gibraltar Online Daily News (gi)
added Jan 8, 2016 22:16

[Gibraltar] GSD say tobacco smuggling is on the up, given the economic crisis in Spain

As a result of increased smuggling activity the GSD have said that they support the provision of a permanent berth in the sheltered waters on the east side of the Rock, to be used by law enforcement agencies. Recalling that this berth was promised by th
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added May 8, 2013 12:38

[Spain] Gibraltar chases sea-borne tobacco smugglers

Tobacco smugglers Miguel and Jaime keep their heads down as they race across the waves on a jet ski with a chasing Gibraltar police patrol boat close behind. This is the thrilling side of widespread smuggling of cigarettes from the tiny, low-tax British
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 16, 2013 02:24

[Gibraltar, Spain] Tobacco restrictions at frontier irk Spanish workers

Restrictions on the cigarette importation quota allowed by the Spanish authorities through the frontier as a means to curb illegal tobacco smuggling are already causing rumblings of discontent among frontier workers on the Rock.
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Jan 9, 2013 12:25

[Gibraltar] Arrests after 80000 cigarettes seized

HM Customs and the RGP jointly executed a search warrant on residential premises within Laguna Estate yesterday evening. During the course of the search, 80,000 cigarettes (400 cartons) were detected and four people, one locally resident woman and three S
added Jan 4, 2013 20:34

[Gibraltar, Spain] Guardia Civil moves in on La Linea tobacco clan

arrested a family of tobacco smugglers who bought cigarettes in Gibraltar and sold them in Seville. The clan was based in La Linea and hired people to drive cars stashed full of cigarettes across the border.
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Jan 10, 2014 11:42

[Europe, Gibraltar, Spain] Watson probes EU over frontier restrictions on tobacco

Gibraltar's Liberal Democrat MEP, Sir Graham Watson, has tabled fresh questions in the European Parliament about tobacco restrictions and delays at the border. He wants to know whether the European Commission believes that new Spanish restrictions on to
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Feb 2, 2013 18:00
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