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Chilean authorities seize 5 million cigarettes of different brands

By Aguayo, Ecclefield & Martínez (AEM Law Firm) - 09/08/2017
Chilean authorities seize 5 million cigarettes of different brands

The Anti-Narcotics Brigade of the Investigation Police of Chile seized 5 million cigarettes from different brands, all of them ready to be commercialized illegally throughout the country.

The procedure, one of the biggest ones of the year related to an Intellectual Property crime, was carried out in the city of Copiapo, northern Chile, when the Investigation Police registered a refrigerated truck suspected of illegally transporting tobacco as it had not presented the required documentation to the Chilean National Customs Service in the border with Argentina.

All the seized merchandise, set to be distributed in 250 thousand packs, was valued in approximately USD 1 million. 

By Aguayo, Ecclefield & Martínez (AEM Law Firm) - 09/08/2017
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