Ukrainian Authorities Shut Down Production of Fake Shisha Tobacco

May 4 2020 - 12:41

The Security Service of Ukraine has recently put an end to the production and distribution of counterfeit shisha tobacco in the city of Dnipro in central Ukraine.

The authorities raided a clandestine workshop located in a rented warehouse and seized counterfeit shisha tobacco, raw materials and equipment for its production, as well as records of related financial transactions. The raw materials were purchased in different regions of Ukraine, while the finished product was sold online and shipped to customers by mail. The seized goods and equipment are estimated to be worth approximately EUR 285,000 (USD 308,000).

Prepared by: Valentyna Martynenko

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Source: The Security Service of Ukraine website

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