Over 8 million counterfeit cigarettes seized in Grâce-Hollogne
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Over 8 million counterfeit cigarettes seized in Grâce-Hollogne

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Customs officials have revealed a hoard of a staggering 8.5 million counterfeit cigarettes in Grâce-Hollogne in the province of Liège. The cigarettes were seized by customs, announced the finance minister on Tuesday. The cigarettes had been hidden among other products in a container destined for the UK. The police questioned 5 suspects they believe to be part of the smuggling operation. Although the operation finale took place in Liège, the investigation was undertaken by Antwerp Customs.

Christopher Vincent (Source: Belga)