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Eight million cigarettes seized in cross border operation

Eight million cigarettes seized in cross border operation

Press releases   •   May 30, 2020 21:24 BST

Three men have been arrested and eight million suspected illicit cigarettes seized during a Joint Agency Task Force (JATF) operation in Co Armagh.

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.

No escape for tobacco smuggling trio

No escape for tobacco smuggling trio

Press releases   •   Mar 05, 2020 13:32 GMT

​Three Lithuanian men involved in a sophisticated plot to smuggle millions of illegal cigarettes into the UK have been jailed.

Gang ringleaders jailed for running UK’s largest illegal tobacco factory

Gang ringleaders jailed for running UK’s largest illegal tobacco factory

Press releases   •   Feb 25, 2020 16:21 GMT

The masterminds behind a £10 million fraud have been jailed after they were caught running the UK’s largest illegal tobacco factory, which could produce 140 packs of cigarettes a minute.

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Woman jailed for four years for £440,000 online tobacco scam

Woman jailed for four years for £440,000 online tobacco scam

News   •   Jul 15, 2019 13:10 BST

A woman from Bolton has been jailed – and her husband and mother given suspended prison sentences – for selling illegal cigarettes.

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.

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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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All mod CONS: Man who set up ‘home’ on industrial estate jailed for £950k duty evasion