Police raid 14 properties, arrest two men over $7 million tobacco heist

Police raid 14 properties, arrest two men over $7 million tobacco heist

1 year ago
Victoria Police believe they’ve smashed a major crime syndicate involved in the theft of more than $7 million worth of cigarettes following a series of raids on properties in Melbourne’s west and the arrest of two men. A B-double truck loaded with thousands of cigarette cartons was stolen from a transport distribution centre in Altona on September 5 in what was believed to be one of the state’s most lucrative heists. A taskforce of detectives […]
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Aussie inflation rates petrol prices plummet & Tobacco soar!

2 years ago
Higher tobacco taxes and the reintroduction of childcare fees saw consumer prices rise by 0.9 per cent in the December quarter. Tobacco prices jumped 10.9 per cent and childcare prices 37.7 per cent after the federal government ended its free childcare policy and increased the tobacco excise tax. Domestic travellers were also stung by a 6.3 per cent rise in holiday travel prices as state and territory borders briefly reopened, while consumers copped a 2.5 […]
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