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Friday 19th November 2021

More illegal tobacco seized in Bolton raids – amid warning to sellers

Illegal tobacco sellers are being targeted by health officials – after a crackdown on rogue…

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Friday 19th November 2021

Crackdown on Wigan contraband tobacco dealers

Rogue retailers in Wigan who sell illegal tobacco are being watched as part of a…

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Friday 19th November 2021

Public urged to snitch on rogue retailers in bid to break illegal tobacco smuggling chain and save lives

They fund organised crime, enabling people trafficking, child exploitation, money laundering – and even terrorism.

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Thursday 18th November 2021

Warning to illegal tobacco sellers in Greater Manchester

Rogue retailers in Greater Manchester who sell illegal tobacco are being watched as part of…

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Thursday 18th November 2021

Illegal tobacco sellers in Manchester are warned

Retailers who sell illegal tobacco are being watched as part of a regional campaign to…

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Thursday 11th November 2021

Alverthorpe shop facing counterfeit tobacco claims from West Yorkshire Police

Another Wakfield store could lose it booze licence over police allegations it was selling counterfeit…

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Thursday 28th October 2021

Northumberland premises found to be selling illegal tobacco again

More than 12,000 illicit cigarettes and numerous packets of hand rolling tobbaco worth £4,000 have…

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Thursday 28th October 2021

Sunderland sniffer dog tracks down 4,000 illegal cigarettes as council crack down on counterfeit tobacco

The specially trained dog sniffed out a massive haul of ‘knock-off’ tobacco as the council…

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Tuesday 26th October 2021

Millions of illegal tobacco products seized as part of crackdown on illicit tobacco trade

More than five million illegal cigarettes have been seized from local retail outlets in the…

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Thursday 14th October 2021

Wakefield store selling counterfeit cigarettes was ‘criminal enterprise’, West Yorkshire Police says

A convenience store was run as a “criminal enterprise” as it sold counterfeit cigarettes over…

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