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KPMG report finds European illicit cigarette market continues to grow despite overall decline in consumption

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Protecting consumers: How do you avoid fakes online?

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Pandemic caused surge in counterfeiting crime in the EU, EUIPO-EUROPOL report confirms

A joint report from Europol and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has found that the EU’s criminal economy was bolstered by the pandemic.

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Greek police deal blow to illicit trade with mega-raid on counterfeit cigarette factory

In December 2020, the Hellenic Police seized and closed down an illegal tobacco factory capable of producing over a billion cigarettes a year.

PMI IMPACT’s Expert Council Member Navi Pillay on Human Rights: You Cannot Leave Anyone Behind

Navi Pillay recently sat down with Philip Morris International's Vice President of Illicit Trade Prevention, to discuss how businesses can tackle illicit trade.

How COVID-19 led to closer collaboration in South Africa’s fight against illicit trade

Amanda Lotheringen reflects on how COVID-19 has changed the ways of working for professionals combatting illicit trade.

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Israel’s COVID-19 measures have a promising impact on illicit cigarette trade

Israel’s recent response to the pandemic has shed light on the benefits of stricter enforcement measures to tackle criminals dealing with illicit goods on the borders.