ROMANIAN PROSECUTORS PROBE CHINA TOBACCO FOR MILLIONS OF ‘DISAPPEARED’ CIGARETTES

On 11 January, a report from OCCRP said that Romanian authorities are investigating China Tobacco’s main factory in Europe in connection with the possible smuggling of large quantities of cigarettes with organised crime groups.  It is claimed that containers exited Romania via Hungary and then Ukraine or Transnistria, and after that they vanished, and that, in total, around 20 to 30 containers disappeared from the factory.

https://www.occrp.org/en/loosetobacco/china-tobacco-goes-global/romanian-prosecutors-probe-china-tobacco-for-millions-of-disappeared-cigarettes

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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