Press Releases • Apr 12, 2013 15:49 BST
A man who smuggled counterfeit tobacco into the UK through the post from China, in packages labelled “tea”, has been jailed. The parcels were sent to at least seven mailbox locations in the South West, avoiding excise duty of £171,000.
Press Releases • Nov 02, 2012 13:01 GMT
One of the leaders of a gang who helped set up an illegal tobacco factory capable of producing 625 million counterfeit cigarettes and five million pouches of fake hand rolling tobacco has been jailed for two years and six months.