Regulatory News


As a result of two actions, the Federal Police conducted the largest seizure of contraband cigarettes ever made In the state of Sergipe, in the northeast region. In all, about 1,900 boxes of the product were collected. The contraband had been brought from Paraguay and transported in two trucks. According to investigations, the gang responsible for loading product has connections with groups that operate in the south and southeast of the country.

In addition to the truck drivers, two men escorting the shipment in two separate cars were arrested. If convicted, they will serve two to five years in prison.

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