A shopkeeper found in possession of illicit tobacco worth thousands of pounds has been ordered to carry out 250 hours of unpaid work.
An off-licence trader could lose his licence after allegedly selling illicit tobacco ‘under the counter’ at his North Shore store.
HMRC has seized more than 140,000 illegal cigarettes and 11 kilos of tobacco in a huge operation in North East Leeds.
Study undermines industry claims to be concerned that making cigarettes too expensive will push people towards illicit tobacco products
A couple from Gateshead have been convicted of fraud after selling illegal cigarettes on Facebook.
Thousands of illegal cigarettes and 6,000 viagra tablets have been taken off the streets following an early-morning raid in Sunderland.
THOUSANDS of illegal cigarettes and up to 20 kilograms of tobacco have been taken off the streets following a dawn raid in Sunderland.
Thousands of illegal cigarettes, around 20kg of tobacco and Viagra tablets have been taken off the streets following an early-morning raid in Sunderland.
10,000 illicit cigarettes were seized during a joint operation with West Yorkshire Police and West Yorkshire Trading Standards in Huddersfield.
A shopkeeper who denied selling thousands of fake Regal, Mayfair and Richmond cigarettes has been found guilty at trial.