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Gibraltar: Spain hits back at UK accusing the Rock of increased tobacco smuggling

The Spanish Government has accused Britain of failing to tackle a sharp rise in tobacco smuggling at the border. In a statement marking the six-month deadline set by the European Commission following its visit last year, Spain also said that cooperation
added May 20, 2014 06:36

[Gibraltar, Spain] OLIVERO: Tobacco trade being driven mainly by Spanish nationals

The Opposition said last week that it supported the Government’s initiative to curb and control tobacco sales and the unsavoury activities that go with it. Well of course they support it they couldn’t do anything less. It’s like when they recently announ
added May 5, 2014 23:43

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 arrests reach 27 in one month

A total of 190,840 cigarettes have been seized and 27 people arrested for tobacco related offences by officers of the Royal Gibraltar Police during the month of January 2014.
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Feb 2, 2014 00:09

[Gibraltar] Tobacco haul

Officers of HM Customs arrested a Spanish national outside retail premises in Fish Market Road, when the 22 year old from La Linea was seen in possession of 8,000 cigarettes (40 cartons).
added Jan 31, 2014 15:26

[Gibraltar, Spain] New law puts squeeze on tobacco smugglers

Gibraltar Government will make it illegal to conceal cigarettes in cars and motorbikes, or to drive a vehicle stashed with tobacco. The move is the latest step to clamp down on cigarette smuggling across the border into Spain. It comes just weeks after th
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Jan 31, 2014 14:47

[Gibraltar, Spain] More tobacco arrests for HM Customs

Customs officers seized a commercial quantity of cigarettes from a car in the Ocean Village area on Tuesday evening. A 27-year old Spanish national from the Cádiz area was arrested after his Spanish-registered car was searched and 56 cartons of c
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Jan 31, 2014 14:47

[Gibraltar, Spain] Judge signals firm action on tobacco smugglers

Tobacco smugglers will face tougher fines and persistent repeat offenders could even go to jail, Stipendiary Magistrate Charles Pitto has warned. Current court practice is to issue a fine mirroring the commercial value of the tobacco in respect of which
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Jan 18, 2014 22:14

[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

[Gibraltar, Spain] Government to implement outbound tobacco checks at border

The sale of cigarettes in Laguna and Glacis estates will be prohibited as from the end of March in a bid to cut anti-social behaviour, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo announced last night. In a New Year speech, the Chief Minister also announced plans to s
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Jan 8, 2014 07:02
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