Cyprus Mail

81-year-old fined for illegal tobacco haul

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The customs department confiscated 52 packs of cigarettes and 4.3 kilograms of tobacco after searching an apartment in Larnaca belonging to an 81-year-old man, the Cyprus News Agency reported on Wednesday.

A statement released by the police said both the cigarettes and the loose tobacco found in the apartment were duty free.

The 81-year-old was handed an out-of-court fine for illegally possessing and trading duty free tobacco products and fraudulent evasion of duties and taxes in the Republic.


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