Thousands of illicit cigarettes and counterfeit alcohol confiscated in Lincolnshire, UK, over the past year will be taken to a specialist recycling centre in the county and turned into electricity, reports Trading Standards. A total of 152,360 counterfeit cigarettes and 25kg of hand rolling tobacco will be broken down and made into electricity, while tonnes […]
A newsagent and off licence in Kennington Road is facing a review of its licence to sell alcohol after claims that “illicit and counterfeit tobacco” was found on the premises.
Camden Council has thrown its weight behind a new campaign to stamp out illegal tobacco across the capital.
A NEW premises licence for a Hereford shop has been refused over concerns about the sale of illegal tobacco.
A Doncaster man has been punished for his part in an underworld operation dealing in illicit tobacco worth more than £44, 000 in duty taxes
A lorry driver who smuggled more than nine million cigarettes into the UK hidden inside air filter units, evading £2.5m in duty, has been jailed for three years after an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation.
The move to educate the public on different types of illegal tobacco and the consequences of supporting the trade comes as 11 out of 17 businesses inspected in Brent and Harrow were found with the illicit products.
A SHOP owner has pleaded guilty to trading offences after more than 7,500 illegal cigarettes were found stashed behind a false wall during a raid on his business.
Directors of two shisha cafés in Wembley and Harlesden have been fined more than £14,000 for flouting the law and operating illegally in the borough.
An operation to disrupt the sale and supply of illegal tobacco across Greater Manchester and Merseyside uncovered nearly two million cigarettes and more than 80 kilos of hand-rolling tobacco, all believed to be illicit.