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[Europe, Spain] EU demands crackdown on Gibraltar tobacco smuggling

Spain and British-run Gibraltar have been told to crack down on cross-border tobacco smuggling by the EU’s anti-fraud watchdog. The recommendation by the European Union anti-fraud office (Olaf) follows a year-long investigation conducted after a request
EUobserver.com
added Aug 12, 2014 15:52
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[Europe, Spain] EU urges Gibraltar to tighten controls against tobacco smuggling

anti-fraud office on Monday published a report which concludes tobacco smuggling from Gibraltar it believes could be worth over 1 billion euros (around 1.34 billion U.S. dollars) a year and has asked British and Spanish authorities to take action over the
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 12, 2014 15:51
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[Europe, UK] EU calls for crackdown on tobacco smuggling between Spain and Gibraltar

The EU is calling on Spain and Gibraltar to crack down on tobacco smuggling across the border between the two countries, citing concerns about the involvement of organised crime. Wrapping up a one-year investigation, the European Anti-Fraud Office (Olaf)
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 11, 2014 15:26
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[Europe, Spain, UK] Gibraltar accused of being tobacco smuggling haven as Spanish government says if its imports were legal every citizen would be on 180 a day

EU inspectors find indication of tobacco smuggling from Gibraltar into Spain EU Fraud Office has written to Spain and Britain urging judicial investigation Gibraltar imported 117m packets of cigarettes in 2013, according to reports
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 11, 2014 15:10
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[Europe] Gangs may be smuggling cigarettes from Gibraltar to Spain -EU

Organised crime gangs may be smuggling cigarettes from Gibraltar to Spain, EU investigators have concluded following a dispute last year over tougher controls that Madrid imposed on its border with the British overseas territory. A year-long investigatio
Reuters
added Aug 11, 2014 15:09
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[UK] Spain to probe Gibraltar cigarette smuggling

Spain will look into alleged tobacco smuggling and money laundering in Gibraltar after the EU urged both Spain and the UK to take action against the tiny territory. Prosecutors with Spain's High Court will investigate illegal activity including money lau
The Local Spain (es)
added Aug 11, 2014 12:10
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[Gibraltar] GSD accuse Govt of smoking hypocrisy

The Government's reply to the GSD on allowing smoking in part of the Casino "fails entirely to address the questions raised by the Opposition and raises more questions than it answers." The GSD yesterday said that "as is always the case when the GSLP/Lib
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Aug 7, 2014 11:19
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[Gibraltar] GSD probe Govt ease on smoking ban

A green paper published by the Government last week has prompted the GSD Opposition to question what it describes as a watering down of the GSLP/Liberals' smoking ban commitment. The Government is seeking to allow smoking in establishments covered by a '
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Aug 5, 2014 23:38
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EU Sends Tax Investigators To Gibraltar, Spain Over Tobacco ($$)

have embarked on another fact-finding mission at the border between Gibraltar and Spain's La Linea to investigate tobacco smuggling and delays at the border, the supranational body announced Wednesday.
Law360
added Jul 3, 2014 03:55
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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
PANORAMA (gi)
added May 21, 2014 10:22
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