Two Mississauga Men Charged with Trafficking Contraband Tobacco


Published November 11, 2016 at 5:19 pm


Two Mississauga men have been charged after Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers seized 200,000 contraband cigarettes from their vehicle. 

According to the OPP, the force’s Haldimand County Detachment charged the two men, Binh La, 50 and Quang Tran, 55 with offenses under the Tobacco Tax Act.

On Oct. 27 at approximately 12:06 p.m., the OPP responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle on Highway 6 in Caledonia. Police located the vehicle and conducted an investigation that led to the discovery and seizure of the contraband cigarettes. 

The men have been charged with possession of unmarked cigarettes, possession of unmarked cigarettes for sale and trafficking contraband tobacoo. 

They are to appear in court at a later date. 

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