Black market tobacco now 14.5 per cent of all consumption, Illicit Tobacco in Australia report shows
THE BILLION dollar illicit tobacco black market has hit a record high as Australian smokers baulk at the price of legal cigarettes. Criminals are exploiting the high price of legal smokes to make massive profits by smuggling in cheap tobacco from overseas. Last year 14.5 per cent of all tobacco consumed was illegal, according to a new report.
Boss dubbed ‘Loadsamoney’ faces going bust after his family were ordered to pay back £400,000 from their counterfeit clothing racket
The jailed drug-dealing boss of a clothing racket faces ruin after he and his...