Illegally imported cigarettes worth £20,000 found in car in Doncaster

Illegally imported cigarettes worth £20,000 were seized when police officers stopped a car in Doncaster.

Tuesday, 7th January 2020, 8:25 am
Updated Tuesday, 7th January 2020, 10:50 am

Traffic officers pulled over a white Audi in Thorne last night and after searching the car found boxes of contraband cigarettes, on which duty had not been paid.

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The cigarettes and car were both seized and the incident was referred to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs for investigation.

Call HMRC on 0800 788887 to report those suspected of tax evasion or fraud.

Police found £20,000 worth of contraband cigarettes when they stopped a car in Doncaster