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Customs officials seize 10 million black market cigarettes

Tuesday 26 February 2013

Customs officials in Tilburg have seized a consignment of some 10 million black market cigarettes and arrested a 68-year-old man.

The cigarettes were found in a warehouse and officials think they were heading for the British market.

Last year officials seized some 62 million illegal cigarettes in the Netherlands.

© DutchNews.nl


Readers' Comments

This is to be expected when governments slap an absurd amount of tax on something popular & in demand.
Because of the recent & unfair rise in tax on Dutch tobacco, many are now buying in Belgium & reselling here. 62 million seized out of a possible 500million is not a bad attempt: 'wonder what it cost on salaries to achieve that, already censored? :P

Who is right & who is wrong, go figure..

By The visitor | 26 February 2013 5:48 PM

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