THE EUROPEAN Union's (EU) anti-fraud unit OLAF has claimed cigarette smugglers have developed sophisticated tactics to evade growing law enforcement cooperation between the EU and non-EU countries. OLAF's latest annual report said: "Because of the sizeable profits....it is no hardship to fraudsters to move containers of cigarettes through several countries, and unload and reload the cigarettes several times." *http://europa.eu.int/comm/anti_fraud/reports/index_en.html

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