Watchdog has been featured on Japan Tobacco International’s (JTI) website as part of their online series on The True Cost of Illegal Tobacco.
In a video called ‘Illegal Sales Trending Online‘, Watchdog’s Project Manager Alex Jones speaks about the dangers of buying and selling counterfeit tobacco online, and how Watchdog assists in tackling this global issue.
How do you fight a global criminal network that exists in the darkest corners of the internet? Our Anti-Illegal Trade Teams use the latest technologies to track down illegal tobacco on the web. Find out how: https://t.co/uQKVA1Li48#FightIllegalTobacco pic.twitter.com/V61YQ3W0qC
— JTI (@JTI_global) 21 September 2018
JTI state that if taken together as a whole, illegal tobacco would be the equivalent of the third-biggest tobacco manufacturer in the world.
More information on The True Cost of Illegal Tobacco series can be found here: https://www.jti.com/our-views.
Do you want to know more about the illicit tobacco trade? Search the hashtag #FightIllegalTobacco on social media.