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Suspected illicit tobacco factories uncovered in Glasgow

Suspected illicit tobacco factories uncovered in Glasgow

Press Releases   •   Feb 26, 2019 13:59 GMT

An estimated five tonnes of suspected illicit tobacco has been seized by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in Glasgow.

Cigarettes caught in the wash land lorry driver in jail

Cigarettes caught in the wash land lorry driver in jail

Press Releases   •   Jan 25, 2019 12:18 GMT

A lorry driver who smuggled five million cigarettes inside washing machines into the UK has been jailed for two years and eight months after an investigation by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Golfing tobacco smuggler below par after  jail sentence

Golfing tobacco smuggler below par after jail sentence

Press Releases   •   Jan 11, 2019 15:27 GMT

A jobless Londoner who enjoyed a sociable lifestyle of golf and exotic holidays by dodging tax on smuggled tobacco has been jailed.

Four men caught red-handed with 1.2 million illegal cigarettes

Four men caught red-handed with 1.2 million illegal cigarettes

Press Releases   •   Jan 11, 2019 12:36 GMT

Four men who were caught red-handed with more than 1.2 million illegal cigarettes in Stoke-on-Trent have been handed prison sentences totalling two-and-a-half years.

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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.

Tea leaf tobacco smugglers sentenced

Tea leaf tobacco smugglers sentenced

News   •   Sep 05, 2014 17:04 BST

Three people from the West Midlands have been sentenced for their role in a £1.8 million tobacco smuggling ring.

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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