Malta seize containers loaded with fake cigarettes which were heading to Libya

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

VALLETTA – Malta’s Customs Department stated that contraband cigarettes were found in four containers at the Malta Freeport. The containers originating from Cambodia were heading to Libya.

The Customs Department stated that the cigarettes are not genuine as per stated on the packets. In total 37 million cigarettes were found. Earlier this year another 11.6 million counterfeit cigarettes were seized. This new discovery increases the total for the year to 48.6 million which is a record according to the Customs Department.


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