Maidstone, U.K.: Counterfeit cigarettes smuggler to pay large tax compensation

Posted on April 11, 2013 • Filed under: Counterfeit, United Kingdom

According to a counterfeit cigarette smuggler who was jailed for a scheme has been ordered to pay £30,000 in compensation to the tax authorities. Douglas Allison was convicted of being in charge of a smuggling gang that evaded excise on 13 million cigarettes.HM Revenue and Customs said the 47-year-old, from Dumfries and Galloway, had evaded an estimated £2.7m in excise duty on the counterfeit cigarettes. Read Article

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