P9.8M fake cigarettes seized in Pampanga
Authorities seized last month some P9.8 million worth of fake cigarettes and raw materials from a warehouse in Lubao, Pampanga.
It was not clear who owned the materials confiscated by operatives of the Bureau of Customs, Bureau of Internal Revenue, and the National Tobacco Administration.
Samples of the 1,270 sacks and boxes of fake cigarettes and cut fillers are currently stocked at the NTA Tobacco Dust Production Plant in Sto. Tomas, La Union.