Argentina’s illicit tobacco trade grows during COVID-19 lock-down

Seizures of contraband cigarettes in Argentina have risen following a shortage of legal tobacco products due to factory closures during the COVID-19 pandemic. Between 25 April and 5 May 2020, seizures of contraband cigarettes equated to 20% of those seized during all of 2019.

Source: https://www.insightcrime.org/news/brief/smugglers-cigarettes-coronavirus-lockdown-argentina/