Massive Number of Contraband Cigarettes Seized from Mississauga Man


Published April 11, 2018 at 11:53 pm


A Mississauga resident has been charged after police seized a large number of contraband cigarettes during a routine traffic stop.

OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt reported around 7:30 p.m. that police stopped a male driver on Highway 6 in Hamilton.

Officers inspected the vehicle and located 116,400 contraband cigarettes.

The driver, 56 year old Mississauga man Mahmoud Al Zarif, has been charged with trafficking contraband tobacco.

Photos courtesy of Ontario Provincial Police

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