Ningbo of Zhejiang cracked a large tobacco case, the first one and supported by “Alibaba anti-fake team”

On January 23, the police of Ningbo in cooperation with the local tobacco monopoly bureau cracked a case of illegal tobacco operation, the first and largest one of its kind nationwide involving over 100 million yuan, catching 13 suspects.

The efforts of police of Ningbo was highly affirmed by State Tobacco Monopoly Bureau. 

In this large case supervised by Ministry of Public Security and involving over 100 million yuan, the suspect surnamed Yu is the top illegal operator of this sales network. He organized and transported illegally the new type of tobacco into the border and created four levels of sales network.

In the next step, the task force will continue to explore and crack down on illegal sales of new types of tobacco.