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‘Nothing to Declare’ couple sentenced

‘Nothing to Declare’ couple sentenced

Press Releases   •   Oct 11, 2018 15:30 BST

A married couple who walked through the customs green channel at Bristol Airport with 561 times more tobacco and 54 times the amount of cigarettes than allowed, have been sentenced after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Smuggling gang floored after £1m cigarettes scam

Smuggling gang floored after £1m cigarettes scam

Press Releases   •   Sep 27, 2018 14:08 BST

A gang who attempted to smuggle cigarettes hidden in pallets of floor underlay to evade £1m in duty have been jailed for a total of ten years.

Cigarette smuggling trio jailed

Cigarette smuggling trio jailed

Press Releases   •   Aug 22, 2018 15:44 BST

Three men have been jailed after they were caught with more than 1.5 million illegal cigarettes disguised as road surfacing material at a South Shields warehouse.

Ringleader of tobacco smuggling gang behind bars

Ringleader of tobacco smuggling gang behind bars

Press Releases   •   Aug 17, 2018 16:20 BST

A Leicester ringleader of an 11-strong tobacco smuggling gang that attempted to flood the UK streets with millions of illicit cigarettes, and evade more than £1 million in unpaid duty, has been jailed.

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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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Holdalls used to smuggle the tobacco
Smuggled tobacco pouches discovered at Bristol Airport
On-the-run cigarette smuggler behind bars. Shou Chen (pictured) is still at large

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