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Police seize almost 9 million contraband cigarettes from UK-bound container

in Regional · 01-02-2018 14:06:00 · 0 Comments

Police in Portugal seized almost 9 million contraband cigarettes from a container in the Lisbon area.

According to a statement released by the Polícia Judiciária, the container was believed to have come from Singapore and was destined for the UK. A total of 564 ‘master cases’ were found, containing 8,798,400 Manchester brand cigarettes, worth over €1.5 million in tax duty.

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Edition 1462
10 February 2018
Edition: 1462

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