June 14, 2021

Illegal cigarettes valued at millions seized and destroyed

SOUTH African Revenue Service (SARS) customs officers recently scored several victories in the fight against the trade in illegal cigarettes with a search-and-seizure operation in three cities and a bust at the Kopfontein border post.

In Kempton Park, Pretoria and Joburg, 22 shops were raided and illegal cigarettes valued at R2.4 million were seized in a joint operation between SARS Customs, the SAPS, The Department of Home Affairs and the …

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