Operation Billhook

Operation: Billhook
Date: 10 September 2015
Region: South East
Location: Dover


A Middle Market Evasion investigation began on 23/08/2013 involving Hand Rolling Tobacco that was discovered at Dover Eastern Docks by officers of the UK Border Force. The duty evaded was £221,107.20. This resulted in one Polish National being sentenced to 2 years in prison after the conclusion of a four day trail. The jury took just 52 minutes to reach a verdict of guilty.