Three individuals arrested for their involvement in a tobacco smuggling ring

1176521Three individuals aged 42 to 60 years will face justice for their involvement in a tobacco smuggling ring

During the search carried out in a garage and a residence of the rue Martineau, the Sûreté du Québec seized 134,000 contraband cigarettes and three vehicles used for this illegal activity.

The SQ also hit a garage in Angus Street North which was used to store the contraband.

Charges are pending against the three individuals in connection with this smuggling network active in the region. Charges under the Act respecting the tobacco tax should be filed.

Any information about tobacco smuggling can be communicated confidentially to the Central Criminal Information SQ at 1-800-659-4264 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-711-1800.

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