LUXEMBOURG – SMUGGLED CIGARETTES SEIZED BIG BY CUSTOMS

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keywords: douanes et accises, customs, smuggled cigarettes, seizure, luxembourg. During Customs and Grand Ducal Police joint operations on 21 May, Customs seized 461 cartons of smuggled cigarettes. The driver of the vehicle was not insured and his driver’s license proved to be false. By order of the Prosecutor of Luxembourg, the vehicle and the cigarettes were seized. The man is now awaiting an indictment for violating the Highway Code and customs regulations. The Customs specify in this specific case the smuggler risks a fine for cigarettes smuggling of nearly 100,000 euros….

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MY MONEY – The new 50 euros bank note is coming – Why and How

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keywords: counterfeit banknotes, counterfeiters, tamper-resistant, scam, luxembourg.   Remember, when presenting the current euro banknotes, the representative of the European Central Bank (ECB) asserted that they were inviolable and tamper-resistant. Yes, but it was underestimating the ability of counterfeiters to adapt and circumvent the banknotes security marks thanks to an ever more sharp and always less expensive technology, making counterfeit notes difficult to detect. And after the 50 euros counterfeit banknotes circulating in Luxembourg alert at Christmas last year, it became urgent for the ECB to take the lead. And it…

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LUXEMBOURG – Fake (counterfeit) banknotes in circulation – ALERT

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According to several prominent banking sources in the Luxembourg market, a considerable amount of counterfeit notes is currently circulating in the Grand Duchy. These are mainly 50 euro notes with thicker than normal paper and a matte hologram. They may seem easily detectable but counterfeiters want to take advantage of the crowd that is currently found in the Christmas market and in boutiques, Luxembourgers preparing their Christmas gifts and are less attentive, as well as traders. We therefore draw your attention to these counterfeit notes. Know that a fake note…

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