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Thursday 25th July 2019

6,000 viagra tablets and thousands of illegal cigarettes seized in Sunderland dawn raid

Thousands of illegal cigarettes and 6,000 viagra tablets have been taken off the streets following an early-morning raid in Sunderland. ...more

Thursday 25th July 2019

Illegal cigarettes & tobacco seized following dawn 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. ...more

Thursday 25th July 2019

10,000 Illicit Cigarettes Seized During Multi-Agency Operation in Huddersfield

10,000 illicit cigarettes were seized during a joint operation with West Yorkshire Police and West Yorkshire Trading Standards in Huddersfield. ...more

Wednesday 24th July 2019

Shopkeeper found guilty of selling thousands of fake Regal, Mayfair and Richmond tabs

A shopkeeper who denied selling thousands of fake Regal, Mayfair and Richmond cigarettes has been found guilty at trial. ...more

Wednesday 24th July 2019

Gateshead shop closed for allegedly selling alcohol to children

A SHOP that allegedly stocked illegal cigarettes and sold alcohol to teenage children has been closed down in a joint operation with police and the council. ...more

Wednesday 24th July 2019

Gateshead shop closed for three months after suspected ‘criminal behaviour’

A Gateshead shop has been closed for three months over suspected links to “criminal behaviour”. ...more

Friday 12th July 2019

Durham shop owner behind bars after being caught with over £20,000 worth of counterfeit cigarettes

A shop owner has been jailed after he was caught selling cheap counterfeit cigarettes. ...more

Friday 12th July 2019

Blackhall man jailed for selling counterfeit cigarettes from his Seaham store

A store owner has been jailed after he was caught selling counterfeit cigarettes from his store in Seaham. ...more

Friday 12th July 2019

Shopkeeper who attacked in-debt customer with a knife is jailed and more than £21,000 in counterfeit tobacco seized

A shopkeeper who sold counterfeit cigarettes and carried out an armed attack on a customer has been jailed. ...more

Monday 17th June 2019

Roadshows to raise awareness of illegal tobacco trade set to take place

Roadshows will be taking place in South Tyneside next week in a bid to raise awareness among South Tynesiders of the consequences of illegal tobacco. ...more


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