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Seven Ontario Residents Fined for Possession of Unmarked Cigarettes

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Seven Ontario Residents Fined for Possession of Unmarked Cigarettes

Ministry of Finance

Description of Offences: Possession of unmarked cigarettes under the Tobacco Tax Act.

Total fines issued and time period covered: $14,760.48 from January 3-12, 2018. The court also imposed a victim fine surcharge for each offence as required under the Provincial Offences Act.

Name

Location

Offence and date of offence

Date of conviction

Penalty imposed

Robert Collins

Hamilton

Possession of 40,620 unmarked cigarettes July 23, 2017

January 3, 2018

Fine $8,000

James Kiser

Brant County

Possession of 4,000 unmarked cigarettes September 14, 2017

January 9, 2018

Fine $1,000

Virginia Hatfield

Brant County

Possession of 6,000 unmarked cigarettes October 27, 2017

January 9, 2018

Fine $1,000

Igor Sagalov

Hamilton

Possession of 6,610 unmarked cigarettes September 9, 2017

January 9, 2018

Fine $1,500

Min Chen

Brant County

Possession of 3,000 unmarked cigarettes October 27, 2017

January 9, 2018

Fine $900

1659876 Ontario Inc. o/a Midtown Mercantile

London

Possession of 2,392 unmarked cigarettes for sale

January 11, 2018

Fine $1,610.48

Susan Saunders

London

Possession of 2,392 unmarked cigarettes for sale

January 11, 2018

Fine $750, 2 years probation

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