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Jail Sentence Imposed for Possession of Six Million Unmarked Cigarettes

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Jail Sentence Imposed for Possession of Six Million Unmarked Cigarettes

Ministry of Finance

Convicted: Gilles Beauregard

Location of Offence: Cardinal

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

Date of Offence: March 26, 2019

Date of Conviction: February 26, 2020, at the Brockville Provincial Offences Court

Penalty Imposed: 60 days in jail

Background: On March 26, 2019, officers from the Cornwall Regional Task Force searched a vehicle and discovered six million unmarked cigarettes. The tobacco products were seized and forfeited.

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