"Cop found guilty of smuggling cheese" Topic
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|tkdguy||20 Sep 2015 12:21 p.m. PST|
|RavenscraftCybernetics ||20 Sep 2015 1:29 p.m. PST|
constables confiscate contraband comestibles, eh?
|tkdguy||20 Sep 2015 4:18 p.m. PST|
| Jlundberg ||20 Sep 2015 5:41 p.m. PST|
Ludicrous. Why is cheese 50% more expensive in Canada?
|TNE2300||20 Sep 2015 8:45 p.m. PST|
"constables confiscate contraband comestibles, eh?"
| Ditto Tango 2 3 ||21 Sep 2015 2:34 a.m. PST|
Look it the guy. Of course it was for personal consumption, how could they find him guilty? What a world.
|Oddball||21 Sep 2015 4:18 a.m. PST|
Why is cheese more expensive? Most likely taxes to pay for all the social welfare programs.
Governments have to get that money somehow, a little bit higher cost per pizza is one way.
I know that smuggling cigarettes into Canada is / was big money when they raised the taxes on them.
I meet a smuggler in St. Croix in 1990. He used to run booze and cigs into FLA. Buy a bottle of Rum for $1 USD, run it in, sell for $5 USD, bar gets it $4 USD below cost, win for everyone involved except the tax man.
He had a 54 foot boat, loaded with cases of booze. A $4 USD income on each bottle. He had been doing this since 1968.