2021 Investigation

WORST CASE: TJSA GOES UNDERCOVER AGAIN TO BUY ILLICIT CIGARETTES IN HUGE VOLUMES

New investigation reveals illegal trade in tax-evading cigarettes has increased MASSIVELY

Master Case Remington Gold R4300 = R8.60 per pack

Nice and Tasty Superette, Cape Town

Mystery shopper bought HUGE VOLUMES of cigarettes at up to FOUR TIMES BELOW the legally feasible price

We filmed mastercases – huge boxes of 10,000 cigarettes – sold for just R6 PER PACK

Master Case Cape R3000 = R6 per pack

KULMIYE WHOLESALERS, CAPE TOWN

Final Price for Master Case R4700 = R9.40 per pack

Mehjabin Supermarket, Johannesburg

We visited FACTORIES whose brands are being sold at illegal prices

A COSTLY CRIMEWAVE CAUGHT ON CAMERA…

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Tax Justice SA Retail Investigation 2021

Download and read the full report

Our damning account lays bare how brazen cigarette manufacturers are flooding the retail sector with a tide of tax-evading tobacco.

TJSA WORST CASE Report