88K Illegal Cigarettes Seized

88K Illegal Cigarettes Seized

WINNIPEG - The Taxation Special Investigations Unit of Manitoba Finance has seized 87,900 contraband cigarettes from a Winnipeg residence.

The seizure resulted in the arrest of two men, aged 47 and 29.

The province stood to lose $26,370 in tax revenue if these cigarettes had been sold.

Anyone who has information on contraband tobacco should contact their local police department, Manitoba Finance at 204-945-1137 or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222 TIPS (8477).

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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