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​Lorry driver loses his liberty

​Lorry driver loses his liberty

Press Releases   •   Jul 06, 2018 09:47 BST

A lorry driver who was promised £1,500 to smuggle tobacco into the UK has been jailed for 18 months.

Trucker pays the price for tobacco smuggling

Trucker pays the price for tobacco smuggling

Press Releases   •   Jun 26, 2018 11:07 BST

A trucker who smuggled two tonnes of tobacco into the UK to avoid paying £371,000 in duty has been jailed for two years and three months.

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.

Cack-handed smuggler jailed after  secret stash drops into lap of investigators

Cack-handed smuggler jailed after secret stash drops into lap of investigators

Press Releases   •   Jun 21, 2018 11:27 BST

A clumsy smuggler attempting to flood the UK with illicit tobacco and alcohol – evading nearly £1 million in excise duty – dropped his stash in front of investigating officers from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

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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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Crooked shopkeeper ordered to pay back £61K

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

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Crooked shopkeeper ordered to pay back £61K

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

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Cack-handed smuggler jailed after  secret stash drops into lap of investigators

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Cack-handed smuggler jailed after  secret stash drops into lap of investigators

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A clumsy smuggler attempting to flood the UK with illicit tobacco and alcohol – evading nearly £1 million in excise duty – dropped his st...

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