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Tobacco smuggling war escalates

by Staff reporter
11 Apr 2019 at 07:50hrs | Views
A turf war in the cigarettes manufacturing industry is deepening amid accusations and counter-accusations among the three biggest manufacturers over who is behind the movement of contraband across the border.

These accusations come after a report released this month by a US based think tank, the Atlantic Council, implicated Savanna Tobacco owned by businessman Adam Molai and Gold Leaf Tobacco owned by Simmon Rudland of being behind a billion-dollar illicit cigarette smuggling scheme that is controlling the Harare-Durban route.

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Source - Business Times