Manitoba Seizes Illegal Cigarettes From Stores

Illegal Cigs Seized From Stores

WINNIPEG - Manitoba has seized over half a million contraband cigarettes from Winnipeg convenience stores.

Investigators say the seizure of 543,000 cigs was part of a lengthy projcet targeting retailers that sell illegal smokes.

The confiscated tobacco represents nearly $163,000 in lost tax revenue for the province.

Three suspects face a number charges.

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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