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RCMP, Canada Border Services make B.C.’s largest counterfeit cigarette seizure

Tweet The plan to bring 10 million contraband cigarettes into Canada went up in smoke when RCMP busted what they say is the largest counterfeit cigarette shipment in B.C. Seven men, one from Canada and six from China, were arrested and are facing charges of smuggling and possessing unlawfully imported goods and improperly stamped tobacco after the bust Oct. 29. Officers with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) were suspicious about a shipmen ... Jump to full article >>

RCMP seize contraband cigarettes

Tweet Portage la Prairie RCMP seized some contraband cigarettes on Monday. At about 1:30 a.m., a Portage RCMP member was patrolling the Trans-Canada Highway near Angle Road in Portage when a 1996 Ford Windstar van from British Columbia was observed traveling westbound. RCMP noted the vehicle was missing the rear bumper and a tie-down strap was hanging out the back of the van. The vehicle was stopped for the equipment violation when police were ab ... Jump to full article >>