Coventry man sentenced for role in £600k illegal tobacco smuggling gang
A Coventry gang member has been sentenced for his role in an illegal tobacco smuggling ring. The group had managed to make £600,000 in tax fraud by smuggling and selling tobacco from two bases before their scheme was bust by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). They manufactured counterfeit hand-rolling tobacco from imported raw tobacco leaf at a farm in Leighton Buzzard.
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