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Canada1 charged after province seizes nearly 123,000 contraband cigarettes

00:55  06 june  2019
00:55  06 june  2019 Source:   cbc.ca

Man charged for allegedly posing as a realtor, stealing $30,000 in jewelry at Oakville open house

Man charged for allegedly posing as a realtor, stealing $30,000 in jewelry at Oakville open house Halton police have charged a 29-year-old man after he allegedly stole $30,000 worth of jewelry from an Oakville home while posing as a realtor last week. The theft occurred at a May 22 open house the victim was hosting exclusively for realtors, Halton police said in a Monday news release. The victim assumed the suspect, who had allegedly learned about the open house online, was a realtor and allowed him to enter the home, police said. Once inside, he went to the upstairs master bedroom and stole approximately $30,000 worth of jewelry, police said. The suspect left the home after being questioned by the victim, police said.

The unit seized 122,816 contraband cigarettes , two kilograms of fine-cut tobacco and two vehicles. The province stood to lose more than , 000 in First -time offenders face fines between $ 1 , 000 and , 000 and up to six months in jail, the release said. If convicted, the accused will also be subject to

1 charged after province seizes nearly 123 , 000 contraband cigarettes | CBC News. The Cornwall Regional Task Force, in collaboration with Quebec law enforcement, recently performed multiple seizures of nearly 2, 000 kgs of # contraband #tobacco.

1 charged after province seizes nearly 123,000 contraband cigarettes© Shutterstock Manitoba Finance's Taxation Special Investigations Unit seized close to 123,000 contraband cigarettes, two kilograms of fine-cut tobacco and two vehicles last week, the province wrote in a release Wednesday.

A Ste. Anne, Man., resident faces jail time and more than $100,000 in fines after the province seized tens of thousands of contraband cigarettes last week.

Manitoba Finance's taxation special investigations unit arrested the 38-year-old man in Winnipeg, about 45 kilometres northwest of Ste. Anne, last week. The unit seized 122,816 contraband cigarettes, two kilograms of fine-cut tobacco and two vehicles.

Two Toronto women charged with fraud after victims lose nearly $120,000

Two Toronto women charged with fraud after victims lose nearly $120,000 Two Toronto women are facing a combined 21 charges after several victims in Canada and overseas allegedly lost nearly $120,000, Toronto police say. Between Nov. 2016 and March 2019, the women allegedly contacted people under the business name Canfil cleaning and caregiver services, police said in a Monday news release. The women allegedly recruited people from overseas to enter Canada on student visas or as personal support workers, police said. Several victims from Toronto and overseas reported a total loss of more than $119,000, police said. Both women were arrested Friday.

The province seized 71, 000 contraband cigarettes earlier this month. Two men from Winnipeg have been arrested for allegedly peddling 71, 000 contraband cigarettes . The accused, aged 26 and 44, are facing provincial charges under The Manitoba Tobacco Tax Act and The Tax Administration

A new study suggests nearly a third of cigarettes sold in Ontario are purchased illegally. The study found 32 per cent of respondents purchased contraband cigarettes , a The coalition said Ontario's contraband cigarette market has remained constant for years even as other provinces have taken

The province stood to lose more than $37,000 in tax revenue if the products had been sold, the province wrote in a news release Wednesday.

The man has been charged under the Manitoba Tobacco Tax Act, the Tax Administration and Miscellaneous Taxes Act, and the Criminal Code.

First-time offenders face fines between $1,000 and $10,000 and up to six months in jail, the release said. If convicted, the accused will also be subject to a triple tax penalty of $111,392.16. — three times the $37,130.72 in potential tax revenue on the products.

The province is urging anyone who has information on contraband tobacco to call police or the Manitoba Finance special investigations unit at 204-945-1137.

You can also email RCMP or call Manitoba Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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