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Jail for trio behind £9.5 million tobacco fraud

Jail for trio behind £9.5 million tobacco fraud

Press releases   •   Mar 13, 2020 14:28 GMT

Three London men have been jailed after 23 million illegal cigarettes were discovered at four rented industrial units across the south of England.

Grape plot squashed as tobacco smuggler jailed

Grape plot squashed as tobacco smuggler jailed

Press releases   •   Oct 25, 2019 17:09 BST

A lorry driver has been jailed for four years and eight months after smuggling eight million cigarettes into the UK disguised as grapes.

Fugitive cigarette fraudster behind bars

Fugitive cigarette fraudster behind bars

Press releases   •   Oct 25, 2019 11:57 BST

A man who went on the run before being convicted of a £579,000 illegal cigarette scam, is today behind bars after he was caught in Poland.

Toy train tobacco fraudsters sentenced

Toy train tobacco fraudsters sentenced

Press releases   •   Oct 21, 2019 13:24 BST

Three members of the same Berkshire family have been sentenced after 2.5 million illicit cigarettes were smuggled into the UK – sometimes hidden in toy train set boxes.

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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.

Cigarette smugglers jailed after North Yorks raid

Cigarette smugglers jailed after North Yorks raid

News   •   Jul 02, 2014 12:05 BST

Four Polish men who attempted to smuggle nearly two million cigarettes into the UK hidden in furniture boxes have been jailed.

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Gang that flooded Kent illegal cigarettes jailed for more than 16 years

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A gang of nine men who flooded Kent with millions of illegal cigarettes and sold them for £3 a pack in shops have been jailed for a total...

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