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Shop owner jailed after hiding illegal cigarettes among his fresh veg

Shop owner jailed after hiding illegal cigarettes among his fresh veg

Press Releases   •   Aug 07, 2018 15:14 BST

A London shop owner, who evaded £250,000 in tax importing tobacco and cigarettes from India, has been jailed for four-and-a-half years. Kishor Shah, 63, of Elm Road, Wembley, hid some of his stash under a vegetable stall at the front of his shop, Paan Parlour on Ealing Road.

HMRC unearths seven tonnes of tobacco inside potato sacks

HMRC unearths seven tonnes of tobacco inside potato sacks

Press Releases   •   Jul 27, 2018 14:53 BST

HMRC Investigators have seized nearly seven tonnes of illegal tobacco, worth more than £2 million in evaded duty, after a raid at a farm in Warwickshire.

Cigarette smuggling couple flee before trial

Cigarette smuggling couple flee before trial

Press Releases   •   Jul 25, 2018 13:10 BST

A couple who went on the run after they were caught with illicit tobacco have been sentenced in their absence.

Crooked shopkeeper ordered to pay back £61K

Crooked shopkeeper ordered to pay back £61K

Press Releases   •   Jun 25, 2018 12:09 BST

A fraudster who was jailed for selling illegal cigarettes from his Wolverhampton shop has been told to pay back £61,000 or face another year behind bars.

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Cigarette smugglers must repay stolen tax

Cigarette smugglers must repay stolen tax

News   •   Aug 18, 2015 14:15 BST

The ringleader of a gang that used an airline’s staff discount travel programme to smuggle cigarettes through UK airports has been handed a confiscation order for £348,705.

Fruit and veg cigarette smuggling ring squashed

Fruit and veg cigarette smuggling ring squashed

News   •   Jul 21, 2015 16:57 BST

A criminal gang from London, who used their freight company as a cover to smuggle more than 14 million cigarettes inside boxes of fruit and vegetables, have been jailed for a total of more than 15 years.

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LON 12 18 Some of the tobacco in boxes found at a lock up

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LON 12 18 Kishor Shah (left) and Hitesh Patel (red top) bringing boxes of Indian chewing tobacco for storage in Greenford.

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