A shopkeeper who sold dangerous cigarettes from a store in Worthing has been handed an 18 month community order after being prosecuted by Trading Standards.
Tobacco seizure posts
Illegal tobacco roadshow hits city centre in a bid to stub out illegal cigarettes
They are the furry four-legged enforcers who are helping to sniff out the rising tide of illegal tobacco and cigarettes being sold in Hampshire. Law enforcement teams and their sniffer dogs took to the streets of Southampton this week in a bid to stub out the counterfeit trade. Trading Standards and Public Health at Southampton City Council joined specially-trained tobacco de ...
More than 13,000 illegal cigarettes seized in raids on Norwich shop
A total of 13,500 illegal cigarettes and 250g of illegal hand-rolling tobacco were confiscated from four of six stores which were swooped on.
Sniffer dogs find 'illegal' tobacco in 'James Bond-style' hiding places in Gravesham and Dartford
Sniffer dogs tracked down more than £30,000 worth of suspected illegal tobacco, some concealed in “James Bond-style” hiding places, when shops in Gravesham and Dartford were raided this week. Kent Trading Standards officers targeted three addresses in the Gravesham borough, which we have agreed not to identify due to possible legal proceedings, on Monday as part of an ongoing ...
£10,000 of illegal tobacco seized from Stafford shop
Thousands of pounds worth of illegal tobacco has been seized from a Stafford shop, assisted by sniffer dog from Pembrokeshire based B.W.Y Canine Ltd.
Illegal cigarettes worth £10,000 found hidden in 'James Bond' compartments in Hull
Illegal cigarettes worth tens of thousands of pounds are being hidden in "James Bond style" compartments across Hull, it has emerged.
£8,000 of contraband tobacco found
£8,000 of contraband tobacco found by B.W.Y CANINE tobacco sniffer dogs in High Wycombe shops raids.
£500,000 illegal cigarettes found
£500,000 of illegal cigarettes and hand rolling tobacco detected in Newport shop raids. Sniffer dog Phoebe from B.W.Y CANINE assisted Gwent Police and Newport Trading Standards.
Cops uncover thousands of illicit cigarettes
Almost 2,500 packets of illegal cigarettes and 134 pouches of illegal hand rolling tobacco have been discovered in a series of raids across Northamptonshire.
Dogs sniff out huge fake tobacco haul in Cannock Chase
Thousands of fake and illegal cigarettes have been seized in a raid at a shop in Cannock Chase. A total of 17,120 cigarettes and 10.35kg of rolling tobacco were found hidden at the shop in Rugeley town centre. All are believed to be fake or illegal. Staffordshire County Council’s trading standards team was joined by tobacco detection dogs which uncovered hidden compartments i ...