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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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Thursday 7th October 2021

Bolton shopkeeper fined over £2,000 for selling illegal tobacco

A SHOPKEEPER has been prosecuted and fined for selling illegal tobacco at a Bolton newsagents.

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Thursday 7th October 2021

West Yorkshire News Huddersfield town centre Huddersfield town centre newsagent hid illicit cigarettes behind secret walls in his shop

His business, Kingsgate News in  Huddersfield town centre, was well know to the authorities

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Thursday 7th October 2021

Illegal tobacco sales ‘widespread’ in Bolton as council promises tougher enforcement

The availability of cheap, illegal tobacco in Bolton has been laid bare with eight shops…

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Thursday 7th October 2021

Officers seize more than 70,000 illegal cigarettes hidden in shops across Leeds

Officers have seized more than 70,000 illegal cigarettes that were hidden in shops across Leeds.

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Thursday 7th October 2021

Oldham off licence to face panel over selling illegal tobacco

Members of the licensing panel will meet next week to review the premises licence of…

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Thursday 23rd September 2021

County Durham shop linked to illegal cigarettes and tobacco ordered to close

Illegal tobacco products were found to be sold from the shop in Blackhall Colliery

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Monday 20th September 2021

£100,000 worth of illegal cigarettes and tobacco seized in County Durham

During the operation, officers seized more than 165,000 illicit cigarettes and 53 kilograms of hand…

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Monday 23rd August 2021

More than 10,000 illicit cigarettes and tobacco worth £4,000 seized as two Ashington shops raided

Officers from Northumberland County Council’s Trading Standards swooped after receiving tip offs about two shops

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