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Singapore says it seized record 5.3 million contraband cigarette packets in 2006

Singapore says it seized record 5.3 million contraband cigarette packets in 2006

Singapore seized a record 5.3 million packets of smuggled cigarettes last year, a 141 percent increase over 2005, the customs department said.
More than 9,000 people were arrested over related offenses, said a statement from Singapore Customs.
The total unpaid duty and goods and service tax on the seized packs was S$37.6 million (US$24.7 million;


Updated : 2021-03-08 15:38 GMT+08:00