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Possession of Unmarked Cigarettes Leads to $19,899 Fine

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Possession of Unmarked Cigarettes Leads to $19,899 Fine

Ministry of Finance

Convicted: Cameron Anthony Herman

Location of Offence: Cambridge

Description of Offence: Possession of unmarked cigarettes for the purpose of sale under the Tobacco Tax Act

Date of Offence: February 15, 2019

Date of Conviction: December 13, 2019, at the Kitchener Provincial Offences Court

Penalty Imposed: A fine of $19,899 was imposed. In addition, the court imposed a 25 per cent victim fine surcharge as required under the Provincial Offences Act.

Background: On February 15, 2019, Ministry of Finance investigators searched a vehicle and discovered 35,000 unmarked cigarettes. The tobacco products were seized and forfeited.

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