Sentences handed down in cigarette sting

Five defendants were sentenced to jail time of between one and four years for making counterfeit cigarettes and selling them via the internet, according to a ruling made on Tuesday by a local court in Meishan. The local police and tobacco administration raided the group last May, seizing more than 4 million faked cigarette labels, along with cigarettes, packaging and equipment in six storehouses.

China News Service