HMRC seizes illegal cigarette haul in tobacco smuggling hotspot

May 2009
Commercial Motor;5/14/2009, Vol. 209 Issue 5331, p9
Trade Publication
The article reports that Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs officials in Great Britain have captured more than £1.5 million worth of illegally imported cigarettes in a lorry load of fish in Rotherham, England. It is stated that the six million cigarettes must have come from Poland. Officials estimate that the goods were heading for the black market.


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