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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Europe, Spain] Gibraltar Government hits out at ‘sensationalist’ reporting of EU tobacco smuggling report

FAKE TV scenes depicting tobacco smuggling in Gibraltar have been slammed by the Gibraltar Government, following the uproar over an EU report. According to the anti-fraud office OLAF’s report, tobacco smuggling on the Rock cost the EU €700 million in tax
The Olive Press (es)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:36
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[Gibraltar, Spain] Meanwhile in court, another tobacco conviction

On the day that EU inspectors arrived in Gibraltar to investigate Spanish frontier controls, two Spanish women appeared before the Magistrates' court charged with illegally transporting 9,000 cigarettes.
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Sep 26, 2013 05:12
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[Gibraltar] Spain's tobacco duty pays for its education, health and foreign ministry

Spanish claims and their presentation of statistics to the effect that the sale of cigarettes by Gibraltar is so disproportionate that it covers the cost of the local health and education bill can now be met with an equally startling statistic obtained fr
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:28
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[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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Spain acts to stop ‘low-level cigarette smuggling’ from Gibraltar

The measures cut existing tobacco allowances for frontier workers and residents of the Campo de Gibraltar by over a half Up until now, people living within a radius of 15 km were allowed to carry one carton of cigarettes a month from Gibraltar intoSpain
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 8, 2013 04:53
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[Gibraltar, Spain] ‘Notorious’ tobacco problems are in the past – Judge

A 2002 ministerial direction that curtails the granting of new wholesale tobacco licences has been labelled as ‘antiquated’ by a Supreme Court judge, who said the ‘notorious problems’ associated with the sector in the 1990s had been ‘reduced, if not elimi
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added Feb 11, 2016 20:02
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