TOBACCO HAUL: Guardia Civil seize 3,000 cartons of illegal cigarettes in Costa port

Contraband smokes Photo: Guardia Civil

GUARDIA Civil netted nearly 3,000 cartons of illegal cigarettes with a total market value of some €14,000 at Almeria port last month.
The seizures of contraband tobacco came during routine checks of passengers and vehicles arriving on ferries from North Africa. Officers found unsealed cigarette cartons hidden inside cars and suitcases.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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