Search Results Archives: April 2016

April 25, 2016

Major Joint Canada-U.S. Anti-Drug and Contraband Tobacco Operation Underway: Police Experts Available for Comment

From:  National Coalition against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT)

OTTAWA, Ontario, March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As reported by numerous news organizations, in the wake of the currently ongoing Operation Mygale by Canadian and U.S. law enforcement in Quebec and Ontario against massive drug and contraband tobacco traffickers, the National Coalition against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) is making its spokesperson available for comment.

WHAT: Operation Mygale comment and contraband tobacco background information


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Contraband Tobacco – Major Strike by the Sûreté du Québec and its Partners

30 March 2016

April 19, 2016

More than 60 arrested in huge contraband tobacco raids

From: Montreal Gazette

More from Jesse Feith, Montreal Gazette

In what it called the largest raid of its kind in America, provincial police dismantled a drug, tobacco and money laundering ring on Wednesday that had roots in Quebec and reached as far as South America and Europe.

While collaborating with more than a dozen municipal police forces, the operation led to more than 60 people being arrested — including the alleged head of the organization — and more than 70 search warrants being carried out.


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