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Six Ontarians Convicted of Tobacco-Related Offences

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Six Ontarians Convicted of Tobacco-Related Offences

Ministry of Finance

The following individuals were convicted of offences under the Tobacco Tax Act.


Name

Court location

Offence and date of offence

Date of conviction

Penalty imposed

Phi Nguyen

Hamilton

Possession of 3,407 unmarked cigarettes;

March 28, 2018

May 29, 2018

$561 fine

Marlene MacNeill

Hamilton

Possession of 1,300 unmarked cigarettes;

April 14, 2018

May 29, 2018

$240 fine

Mary Ann MacNeill

Hamilton

Possession of 1,300 unmarked cigarettes;

April 14, 2018

May 29, 2018

$240 fine

Bela Ronto

Hamilton

Possession of 2,422 unmarked cigarettes;

March 18, 2018

May 29, 2018

$400 fine

Jeffrey Bryan Schill

Simcoe

Possession of 4,400 unmarked cigarettes;

March 16, 2018

May 31, 2018

$1,250 fine

Alfred Canning

Barrie

Possession of 5,540 unmarked cigarettes;

September 28, 2017

June 1, 2018

$3,000 fine



The court also imposed a victim fine surcharge for each offence as required under the Provincial Offences Act. All tobacco products were seized and forfeited.

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